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(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. Take
house statutator Curtis Oda, who has decided to collaborate
with anti-gun zealot Gary Herbert. To read Oda's
(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.
Click on picture to see
2013 Utah Government Corruption Report!
(Alert for 1/21/14):
Learn how Utah politicians voted on critical gun rights bills
in 2013. To read the full report,
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,
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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