Posted May 11, 2016 6:00 pm by Comments

By Jenn Jacques

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey put his pen to good use Tuesday, signing two pro-gun bills and vetoing another.

Ducey signed Senate Bill 1266, which declares invalid any local regulation that violates the state statute preventing cities and counties from regulating firearms and allows courts to fine cities or counties up to $50,000 for such violations. It allows any individual affected by the regulation to sue a city or county, and allows the court to award them up to $100,000 in damages.

The governor also signed House Bill 2338, which forbids any school governing board — K-12 through university — from banning someone from legally possessing a deadly weapon on a public right of way adjacent to campus. State lawmakers during debate of the bill said it was a response to concerns about limiting the gun rights of drivers on Central Avenue in Phoenix, who travel adjacent to the Arizona State University downtown campus.

“Today, I was glad to sign Senate Bill 1266 and House Bill 2338 – two pieces of legislation that protect our Second Amendment rights,” Ducey said in a statement. “I have signed several other firearms bills, with a commitment to safeguarding our liberties relating to firearms.”

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