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While this session saw the advancement and ultimate legislative approval of two significant pro-gun reforms, it is important to remember that former NY City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his fearmongering contingent of gun control advocates were also hard at work in Louisiana this session. Although, their three major gun control efforts—House Bills 69, 101, and 959—were effectively defeated, it is a near certainty that their agenda will extend to future legislative sessions and to localities across the state. It is crucial that you let your elected officials know that these efforts are not welcome in Louisiana—not now, not ever. If you have any doubt about their ultimate goals, continue reading what is happening in New Orleans.
On April 22, 2016, anti-gun Mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu, unveiled a new gun control initiative that—abetted by the City Council—he planned to impose upon the City of New Orleans. Since that day, Mayor Landrieu’s widely panned attempt to violate the rights of law-abiding gun owners has garnered significant negative attention, and rightfully so. …Read the Rest