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Curtis Oda Collaborates with Gun Control Zealot Gary
man in a long cause attempts to steer his course by
any thing else than some polar truth or principle,
he is sure to be lost. It is beyond the compass of
his capacity, to keep all the parts of an argument
together, and make them unite in one issue, by any
other means than having this guide always in view.
Neither memory nor invention will supply the want of
it. The former fails him, and the latter betrays
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While Herbert Swoons Over Obama & Signs Gun Control
Bills, Kansas Enacts Permitless Concealed Carry
4/6/15): No, this is not a belated April Fools' joke. On
April 2, 2015, Utah's Executive Monarch Gary "BB
Guns Background Check" Herbert spent some quality
pandering time with notorious abuser of innocent gun owners,
federal regime president Barack Obama.
As reported in the previous April 2 update, Herbert also just
finished signing gun
control and other unethical bills into statute.
Contrast Herbert's pandering to Obama and their shared gun
control agenda with Kansas governor Sam Brownback, who, on April 3,
SB 45 into statute.
SB 45 ends government attacks against innocent citizens who
— loaded or unloaded
— without a government
"permit". To learn more,
"BB Gun" Herbert Signs Gun Control into Statute
(Update for 4/2/15): Executive
Monarch Gary "BB
Guns Background Check"
Herbert has finished signing gun control and other unethical
bills into statute, including:
* SB 214: Veterans Disarmament Courts
* HB 37: Gun Control by Bureaucrats
* SB 176: Reaffirm Government
Immunity for Abusing Innocent Utahans
* SB 122: Deny Gun Owners Access to
Surplus State Firearms & Ammunition
* HB 79: Flagrant Motorist
* SB 32: Just Call Your Bribe an
* SB 228: Reaffirm Executive Monarch's Martial Law Powers
For descriptions and links to these
and other Bad Bills
that clearly violate UT Gun Rights'
(Alert for 3/12/15): The statutory session ends tonight
(Thursday) at Midnight, and there are too many horrible bills
to report on them individually. For descriptions and links to
Bad Bills that clearly violate UT Gun Rights'
Priority Good Bills Being Stalled by House &
Meanwhile, House Bully Greg Hughes and Senate Bully Wayne
Niederhauser, are preventing decent baby-step advances like SB
256 (Carry "Unloaded" Firearms Concealed) and HB 350 (End
Victim Disarmament Zones on Buses) from advancing. To see the
status of Good Bills,
What Can You Do?
Frustrated and angry at the manipulation, deception, and fraud
infesting this state? For ideas on holding this regime
accountable and in reducing the influence of Utah's spider
web-like network of corruption,
(Update for 3/10/15): In the final hours before
the 2015 session ends at Midnight this Thursday (March 12),
hundreds of bills most statutators have never read, let alone
understand, will be passed in drone-like fashion. Among these
bills will be numerous attacks against your natural rights.
This will not happen by accident. Two men, house
speaker Greg Hughes and senate president Wayne Niederhauser,
bully the entire statutarium (i.e. "legislature") and run
roughshod over your elected officials. They set the agenda
and your statutators obediently follow it.
How can this happen? Why do your statutators
tolerate such an abusive arrangement? And what can be done to
stop it? To learn more,
Update (3/9/15): HJR passed
the senate floor by 1 vote.
(Alert for 3/5/15): HJR 7 calls for a
convention of the states, with delegates likely chosen by the
corrupt federal congress.
These delegates could rewrite or abolish the U.S. constitution
and its "Bill of Rights" to include the right to keep and bear
Convention decisions could be ratified by whoever — and
however — the delegates choose; entirely bypassing the state
legislatures if they desire.
HJR 7 passed the house, senate committee, and awaits final
senate floor action/votes. For UT Gun Rights' full threat assessment,
Update (3/13/15): SB 256
failed in the house.
(Alert for 3/2/15): SB 256 would "allow"
adults (21 or older) to carry concealed firearms in an
"unloaded" condition without a government concealed carry
"permit". Adults could possess concealed firearms in this
"unloaded" condition in areas currently authorized to
concealed carry government "permit" holders only (with the
exclusion of any school or university grounds).
SB 256 is scheduled to be heard TOMORROW, March
3 (Tuesday), at 8:18 AM in room 415 of the state capitol by
Wayne Niederhauser's hand-picked senate government operations
and political subdivisions committee. For the meeting agenda
and UT Gun Rights' full assessment of the bill,
(Alert for 2/26/15): SB 214 establishes
"veterans courts", modeled directly after Soviet-style "drug
courts". These Kangaroo Courts require court dictators (i.e.
"judges"), prosecution teams, defense counsels, state
agencies, and federal agencies, to closely "collaborate" and
"cooperate" as glorified social workers with a political
As will be demonstrated, the ultimate aim of SB 214 is to
further manipulate veterans, strip them of their rights and
dignity, and prohibit them from keeping and bearing arms. SB
214 unanimously passed Wayne Niederhauser's hand-picked
committee and awaits senate floor action. For more
information, and to learn what you can do,
(Update for 2/13/15):
Gun control commando and former New York mayor Michael
Bloomberg, co-founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, enjoys
plenty of support amongst Utah's wanna-bee elites.
house statutator Curtis Oda, who has decided to collaborate
with anti-gun zealot Gary Herbert. To read Oda's
outrageous remarks, click here.
(Update for 2/10/15):
House statutator Fred Cox has just confirmed what UT Gun
Rights warned in its recent update, and in alerts last year.
Referencing HB 276: "Violence Against Open Carry Gun Owners",
Cox wrote in his
"2015 Voter Questionnaire":
"What did pass in 2014 was a law to require
individuals that do 'Open Carry', to have the firearm in a
holster or case." [bold added]
This is precisely the attack UT Gun
Rights outlined. Unholstered open carry gun owners will now
be targeted for violent harassment and arrest. Other gun
owners will be at increased risk of abuse as well. For
(Bad Bill Alert for 2/4/15):
HB 37 reauthorizes numerous "administrative rules" created by
unelected bureaucrats that have the same effect as state
statute. These include gun controls and many other subversions
of your natural rights.
HB 37 is particularly significant in that it demonstrates the
lackadaisical, lazy, and compliant nature of Utah's supposed
"gun rights champions". Rather than rein in the bureaucrats,
they prefer to carte blanche approve their corruption.
This bill unanimously passed Monarch Greg Hughes' hand-picked
house committee and awaits house floor action/votes. For
more information, and to learn what you can do,
(Update for 1/26/15): During last year's statutory
session, UT Gun Rights warned that HB 276, "Violence Against
Open Carry Gun Owners", would put open carry gun owners at
significant risk. Despite objections detailed in the threat
briefing, HB 276 passed and was celebrated by various
organizations as a "win" for Utah gun owners.
Unfortunately, gun owners were betrayed by these
organizations — again. The 2015 session starts today (January
26), and this article is designed to assist you in detecting
future betrayals of your rights. To read it,
(Alert for 1/13/15): Your right to keep and
bear arms is better safeguarded when government officials and
agents are tightly restrained by a framework of clear and
These policies must reinforce due process for those accused of
criminal activity, punish those who abuse power, and foster an
attitude of respect toward you.
Before such a government can exist, these policies must be
defined and then promoted.
Toward that objective, UT Gun Rights presents its draft
Affirmative Agenda for public input. To read it,
Bill Tracking Page: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
(Alert for 1/6/15): The annual Utah
statutory session begins on January 26 at the state capitol.
Most bills remain secret to avoid public scrutiny, but will be
revealed in the forthcoming weeks.
To keep up with bills affecting your right to keep and bear
arms, click here.
President Whines at UT Gun Rights
(Alert for 1/2/14): Utah Sheriffs'
Association president Jim Tracy emailed to contest UT Gun
Rights' alert, "Why Did Utah's Sheriffs Oppose HB 76?"
politician behavior, Tracy complained, offered to hold a
verbal conversation, and then declined to provide written
specifics regarding his original objections.
explore his lamentations,
Did Utah's Sheriffs Oppose HB 76?
11/5/13): According to Terry Keefe, president of the Utah
Chiefs of Police Association, the Utah Sheriffs' Association also voted to
HB 76 S1 (Carry "Unloaded" Firearms
Concealed) in the secretive
Law Enforcement Legislative
Thanks to another citizen's
we now reveal
Keefe's email exchange.
To uncover their betrayal,
Gary Herbert Endorses Background Checks for BB Guns!
(Update for 7/16/13): Gun control zealot New York mayor
Michael Bloomberg, co-founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns,
enjoys plenty of support amongst Utah's wanna-bee elites.
Take governor Gary Herbert, for example, who recently endorsed
background checks for BB guns. To read his outrageous
quote and hear the audio,
Hid Behind Herbert's Veto of HB 76
(Alert for 6/25/13): We've suggested that some legislators
only voted for HB 76 S1 (Carry Unloaded Firearms Concealed)
with the understanding that governor Herbert would veto it.
Well, don't just take our word for it. Thanks to a citizen
GRAMA request, we now present email correspondence between
representative Spencer Cox and Mike Mower, governor
Herbert's Deputy for Community Outreach. In it, Cox
confirms our analysis.
To learn more,
Courts of InJustice versus Clark
(Update for 6/17/13): Here we
expose how this Government subverts fair trials and the
consequences of this subversion for Clark Aposhian.
Specifically, Aposhian faces a system in which:
* the right to Counsel is effectively denied,
the right to a public trial by an impartial jury is
* deprivation of life, liberty, and property may
occur without authentic due process of law.
To read this update,
Police Chiefs Overwhelmingly Support Gun Control
for 6/3/13): The saga of betrayal continues. Police chiefs
throughout the state of Utah, many with overt or implied
backing of their mayors and city councils, implored governor
Herbert to veto HB 76 S1.
To learn more,
Would the USSC Chair Privately Lobby Against HB 76 S1?
(Alert for 5/21/13): A fundamental tactic of the anti-gun
lobby is to manufacture false friends for you.
Always be apprehensive about those who tell you things
you want to hear.
To read a revealing communication between USSC Chair, Clark
Aposhian, and governor Herbert's Deputy for Community
Outreach, Mike Mower,
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