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Celebrate Gary "BB Gun Background Checks" Herbert's
Alert for 4/26:
Last Saturday, Republican state delegates
voted to send Gary "BB
Gun Background Checks" Herbert to a primary election on
Herbert managed to receive only 45 percent of the
vote to relative political newcomer Jonathan Johnson's 55
In the spirit of Herbert's newfound "excitement", feel free to
print and continue sharing a flier exposing his public endorsement
of background checks for BB guns by
2016 Statutory Session
Alert for 4/8:
Utah's annual statutory session has ended, Gary "BB
Gun Background Checks" Herbert has signed or vetoed bills,
and it is time to assess the damage perpetrated against your
Tracking Page: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly.
Share the 2016 Utah Government Corruption Report
Alert for 4/8: How did your house and senate statutators and Gary "BB
Gun Background Checks" Herbert perform?
UT Gun Rights has assembled critical examples from past
sessions to assist you in evaluating these officials. To
share it with your friends, family, and other gun owners,
22 Neighborhood Precinct Caucus Meetings
Alert for 3/18: The "Constitution", "Democrat", and
"Republican" political parties will be holding neighborhood
precinct caucus meetings on March 22 (this Tuesday).
The "Independent American" and "Libertarian" political
parties will be holding their equivalent meetings on April
23. To learn more,
SB 88 (Gun Control by Bureaucrats) Awaiting Final House
Alert for 3/8: Senate Bill 88 reauthorizes numerous
"administrative rules" created by bureaucrats (i.e. unelected
officials) that have the same effect as state statute. These
include gun controls and other subversions of your natural
This bill 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
SB 88 passed Wayne Niederhauser's senate, passed house bully
Greg Hughes' hand-picked operations committee, and awaits a
final vote on the house floor. To read the threat briefing,
HJR 8: Convention to Finish Destroying the U.S. Constitution
(Alert for 2/23): House Joint Resolution 8 calls for a
convention of the states, with delegates likely apportioned
and chosen by the corrupt federal congress. These delegates
could rewrite or abolish the U.S. constitution and its "Bill
include the right to keep and bear arms. Convention decisions
could be ratified by whoever
delegates choose; entirely bypassing the state legislatures if
HJR passed house bully Greg Hughes' hand-picked committee, and
awaits a final vote on the house floor. To read the threat
briefing, click here.
HB 67 (Reduce Penalty for Firearms on Buses)
Awaiting Final Senate Vote
(Alert for 2/18/16): HB 67 eliminates the third degree felony
penalty for carrying a firearm on a bus without a government
concealed carry "permit". All other open or concealed carry
statutory restrictions would still apply. UT Gun Rights
supports this bill as a baby step in the right direction.
HB 67 passed the house, senate committee, and awaits a final
vote on the senate floor. To read the bill briefing,
SB 43 (Forcing Gun Control Down Kids' Throats)
Flies through Senate
(Alert for 2/16/16): Senate Bill 43 creates a pilot program to
indoctrinate 8th grade government school students regarding
"firearm safety and violence prevention", which is code for
The Utah attorney general's office will
"collaborate" with the state board of education, both
notorious gun control advocates, in unilaterially setting the
curriculum and choosing the instructors.
SB 43 flew through the senate and is now in house bully Greg
Niederhauser's hand-picked rules committee. To read the SB 43
threat briefing, click here.
SB 97 (Carry "Unloaded" Firearms Concealed) Killed by
Its Own Sponsor
(Alert for 2/11/16): Senate bully Wayne Niederhauser called SB
97 sponsor David Hinkins to a secret meeting. Hinkins was
pressured to abandon his bill and promptly killed it without a
fight. To see a briefing on SB 97,
For more information on Hinkins' surrender, see his
Bloomberg's Busy Bees quote by
Policy Note: Because of the constant games
— year after year
— with bills like SB
97 that are only a marginal improvement over the status quo,
UT Gun Rights will no longer consider permitless carry bills
with an "unloaded" requirement to be "Good" bills.
2016 Utah Government Corruption Report
(Alert 1/25/16): Learn how your house and senate statutators,
and Executive Monarch Gary "BB Gun Background Checks" Herbert,
This report demonstrates how Utah’s culture of political
corruption operates, and how gun owners are played for fools.
Only a highly-informed community can overcome the
manipulation, deception, and fraud underlying this
To read the report,
City Councilor Liza Simpson Buzzes at Being Forced to End Gun
9/15/15): 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 elitists.
Park City councilor Liza Simpson, who was stung that her city
must repeal several gun control codes to comply with state
Read her remark, and ponder why an out-of-state organization
had to do attorney general Sean "Rambo" Reyes' job, by
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,
(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 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
(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,
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,