From the Gun Owners of America:
Owners of America has been working with several congressmen on Capitol
Hill to introduce legislation to repeal the gun ban on military bases.
And we have good news! Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) plans to introduce a bill early next week.
office of Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) -- a former Marine himself -- has
told GOA that he will be introducing a bill to allow military recruiters
to carry firearms.
On the Senate side, GOA is working with Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) on similar legislation.
We will provide you updates as things develop.
imperative that this legislation get introduced and tacked on to a
must-pass bill, because the sad truth is that more lives will perish if
Congress does not repeal the ban on service members carrying guns.
servicemen are sitting ducks at every military base in the country,”
said GOA Director of
Communications Erich Pratt. “How is it that a
concealed carry holder shopping at Wal-Mart has more rights than our
soldiers who are also trained with firearms?”
military bases are not the only gun-free zones that must be repealed.
So GOA is working to repeal the Gun Free School Zones Act and other gun
All of these
efforts are just part of the gun control “fabric” that needs to be torn
apart, one piece at a time, and tossed into the trashcan of history.
that the Second Amendment protects our God-given right to own and carry
firearms for protection. But if we don’t repeal these infringements of
our Second Amendment rights, then good people will end up behind bars
for merely possessing guns for self-defense.
That cannot be allowed to continue. Stay tuned for future alerts on this matter.
ACTION: Click here and urge your Representative to become an original cosponsor of both the DesJarlais and Hunter bills.
that there are still no numbers assigned to these bills, as they are
expected to be introduced next week. However, by emailing your
Congressman now, you will be helping Reps. DesJarlais and Hunter to get
more original cosponsors.