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LD 1303, Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Establish the Right to Hunt and Fish, Sponsored by Rep. Fredette.
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LD 1303 - RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Establish the Right to Hunt and Fish.
This bill is having its Public Hearing in front of the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee on Tuesday, April 30 at 1pm. Link to bill summary
The Sportsman's Alliance of Maine helped draft this legislation and we encourage our SAM members to contact the IFW Committee members to urge their support on LD 1303.
The passage of this bill will help to secure our future in our long-standing outdoor sporting heritage.
We hope you take a moment to contact the IFW Committee members
Senator Dutremble - email@example.com
Senator Haskell - firstname.lastname@example.org - 871-5808
Senator Burns - email@example.com - 733-8856
Rep. Shaw - firstname.lastname@example.org - 787-4352
Rep. Briggs - email@example.com - 364-5665
Rep. Kusiak - firstname.lastname@example.org - 453-6834
Rep. Marks - email@example.com - 582-6798
Rep. Short - firstname.lastname@example.org - 487-4944
Rep. Davis - email@example.com - 876-4047
Rep. Crafts - firstname.lastname@example.org - 353-5469
Rep. Espling - email@example.com - 926-6082
Rep. Wood - firstname.lastname@example.org - 740-3723
Rep. Evangelos - email@example.com - 832-7378
VICTORY ON LD 345!!
Governor LePage signs the bill into law on Friday, April 26th.Congratulations to our members for the victory of LD 345,
An Act to Ensure the Confidentiality of Concealed Weapons Permit Holders Information.
Thank you to everyone for your testimony and efforts to contact your legislator for the passage of this bill!
****Senate Debate on LD 345, An Act to Ensure the Confidentiality of Concealed Weapons Permit Holder Information.
Dear SAM members,
LD 345 was legislation introduced by the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine. The debate was particularly controversial and on several occasions legislators gave speeches and cited arguments against the bill that were inaccurate. In addition, the Press Association and the Maine Civil Liberties Union, (opponents of LD 345) made claims about the bill and SAM’s motives for introducing the bill that were unfair.
Senator Valentino, Chair of the Judiciary Committee gave a thorough and passionate speech about the merits of this bill and why it was so important. Please read her testimony as it will dispel many of the claims made by the Press Association and MCLU. In the very near future we will post the audio record of the debate in the House of Representatives. That debate was particularly harsh and revealed several legislators with an ax to grind against law abiding gun owners.
Footnote* In opposition to the bill Senator Stan Gerzofsky made the claim in his speech that, “If you had reason to believe that you were in danger in any way, all it took was a telephone call. Call up the State Police and say, “I have a concealed carry permit, I don’t want any of that information given out and this is why.” They wouldn’t.
This claim is untrue. According to Major Chris Grotton, Department of Public Safety, there was no way they could do such a thing.David Trahan
Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine
Senate remarks on LD 345
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