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Arizona Gun Rights Bill is Having Some Resistance - Here are a few legislators that need to hear fro

Arizona Gun Rights Bill is Having Some Resistance - Here are a few legislators that need to hear fro
 
Ernest Hancock 
Website: www.ernesthancock.com
Date: 03-19-2008
Subject: Gun Rights

Here are the Republican senators who are saying they won't support SB1214 (concealed carry on campus):
 
Senator Tom O'Halleran   tohalleran@azleg.gov <mailto:tohalleran@azleg.gov
 
Senator Carolyn Allen   callen@azleg.gov <mailto:callen@azleg.gov
 
Senator John Huppenthal   jhuppenthal@azleg.gov <mailto:jhuppenthal@azleg.gov
 
Senator Jay Tibshraeny   jtibshraeny@azleg.gov <mailto:jtibshraeny@azleg.gov
 
Please email these senators and let them know of your support for the bill.  (Some are saying that their district won't support the bill.)  If you live in their district, please be sure to mention that you are a constituent.  Also, I'm sure that you all understand that you should not "Forward" a message such as this.  Write a few lines - you don't have to say a lot - and send it off.  If you just click on the email address above, you'll get a window for a message. 
 
Gun rights supporters (John Wentling, Todd Rathner, Gary Christensen, and others) are here today working hard to collect votes and get an accurate head count.  It's going to be a very close vote.  As of right now, we don't know of any Democrats who will support the bill for certain.  There are 17 Republicans in the Senate and 30 total Senators.  That means we need at least 16 Republican senators to support the bill but, as you can see, the four Republican senators (above) are not with us.  So, we need to either get the votes of O'Halleran, Allen, Huppenthal, and Tibshraeny, or we need to pick up some Democratic votes.  Your lobbyists should have a better idea by the end of the day who might be counted on to vote for the bill, and I'm sure they'll let us all know. 
 
Please be polite and ask the above senators to support SB1214 - I'll be in touch as I get more information.