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Senate Republicans Successfully Stall Another Unconstitutional Gun Bill


SANTA FE ‚ÄĒ Senate Republican Leader,¬†Senator Greg Baca¬†(R-Belen),¬†Senator Mark Moores¬†(R-Albuquerque),¬†and¬†Senator Cliff Pirtle¬†(R-Roswell) today successfully stalled another unconstitutional gun bill in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Bill 116 would, with limited exceptions, make it illegal for a person under the age of 21 to purchase or possess an automatic or semiautomatic firearm, and magazines with more than a 10-round capacity. During the hearing, members of the committee raised concerns about the constitutionality of the legislation which ultimately stalled after motions to advance the bill failed.


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