USA -(Ammoland.com)- In my last post, I told you about a couple of really bad anti-gun bills. If you missed that email please click here to read it.
Today I want to tell you about a really good pro-gun bill that has been sponsored by Rep. J.R. Hoell (R-Merrimack 23).
Rep. Hoell serves as NHFCs corporate secretary and has introduced HB 1749. HB 1749 was written with the assistance of Attorney Michael Hammond who is a New Hampshire resident and serves as Legislative Counsel to our partners at Gun Owners of America.
If enacted into law, this important bill will stop the anti-gun activities which are occurring far to often in cities and towns. HB 1749 is known as pre-emption legislation, reserving for the General Court (legislature) the exclusive authority to regulate firearms.
Sadly, we thought that we solved the problem of local gun bans way back in 2003 when we helped to enact R.S.A. 159:26 which is pretty clear:
“…the state of New Hampshire shall have authority and jurisdiction over the sale, purchase, ownership, use, possession, transportation, licensing, permitting, taxation, or other matter pertaining to firearms, firearms components, ammunition, firearms supplies, or knives in the state. Except as otherwise specifically provided …Read the Rest