Maine Action Needed: Anti-Gun Bill Expected for House Floor Vote

| April 7, 2017

Maine Action Needed: Anti-Gun Bill Expected for House Floor Vote

In the near future, the Legislative Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety will be releasing a divided “Ought to Pass” report on Legislative Document 351, sponsored by state Representative John Spear (D-92).  This proposal would allow municipalities to prohibit firearm owners from carrying during municipal public proceedings and in polling places.   Currently, individuals can lawfully carry a firearm into a polling place and other public buildings where it is not prohibited under state or federal law.  Legislative Document 351 seeks to remove one constitutional right while an individual is exercising another by prohibiting the carry of a firearm for self-defense while voting.

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