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59 GUN-RELATED BILLS BEFORE CONGRESS

from Melissa Seaman
Newslinks Director, KeepAndBearArms.com

Below are links to 59 gun-related bills before the U.S. Congress.  There are 50 anti-gun bills and 9 pro-gun bills.  Various types of contact information is contained in this message in hopes you'll reach out and do your part to voice your thoughts on these matters.  Thanks for doing your part to stave off our legislators gone awry.

TO CONTACT:

FEDERAL REPS, SENATORS, AND COMMITTEES...
http://capwiz.com/kba/dbq/officials
(committees can be found under "Congressional Record")

U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN ASHCROFT...
http://www.usdoj.gov/ag

CAPITOL SWITCHBOARD TOLL-FREE HOTLINES...
800-648-3516, 877-778-9001, 877-762-8762

Make sure you contact the specific committee where each bill is now (listed under "Bill Status") to either support or reject each bill, and your reps or senators to either co-sponsor the bill or not, depending on if it is anti- or pro- gun. Make sure you read the significant parts of the bills (listed under "Text of Legislation") so you know exactly what is going on.

Let me know if you have any questions, additions, or further information.

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ANTI-GUN (50 Bills)
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H.CON.RES.129 : establishment of Million Mom March Day
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.con.res.00129:

H.R.1 : includes anti-gun initiatives regarding schools
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00001:

H.R.70 : Gun Access Prevention Act
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00070:

H.R.114 : Handgun Licensing and Registration Act
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00114:

H.R.138 : to require persons to obtain a State license before receiving
a handgun or handgun ammunition (Handgun Licensing Act)
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00138:

H.R.139 : To provide incentive funds to States that have in effect a
certain law (Handgun Registration Act)
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00139:

H.R.218 : to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement
officers from State laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00218:

H.R.225 : Anti-"Gunrunning" Act
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00225:

H.R.233 : mandatory "safety"-locks
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00233:

H.R.255 : To provide grant funds to local governments that comply with
certain requirements and to amend certain Federal firearms laws.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00255:

H.R.278 : To assist State and local governments in conducting community
gun "buy back" programs.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00278:

H.R.340 : includes anti-gun initiatives regarding schools
(PART E--RELATED PROVISIONS; GUN-FREE SCHOOLS)
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00340:

H.R.408 : gun ballistics fingerprint registration
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00408:

H.R.422 : gun ballistics fingerprint registration of imported firearms
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00422:

H.R.534 : To establish a grant program that provides incentives for
States who enact Project Exile
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00534:

H.R.671 : To expand the powers of the Secretary of the Treasury to
regulate the manufacture, distribution, and sale of firearms and
ammunition, and to expand the jurisdiction of the Secretary to include
firearm products and non-powder firearms
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00671:

H.R.693 : To ban the manufacture of handguns that cannot be
"personalized"
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00693:

H.R.726 : to ban using the Internet to obtain or dispose of a firearm
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00726:

H.R.731 : To prohibit the discharge of a firearm within 1000 feet of any
Federal land or facility
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00731:

H.R.891 : To prohibit the possession of a firearm by an individual who
has committed an act of juvenile delinquency that would be a violent
felony if committed by an adult
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00891:

H.R.958 : includes anti-gun initiatives regarding schools
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00958:

H.R.998 : prohibiting bulk purchases of handguns
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00998:

H.R.1014 : anti-gun bill under the guise of "preventing child injury"
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01014:

H.R.1112 : To make Federal law apply to antique firearms in the same way
it applies to other firearms
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01112:

H.R.1247 : Handgun Licensing and Record of Sale Act
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01247:

H.R.1248 : To prohibit the possession of a firearm in a "hospital zone"
(w/in 1000ft of a hospital)
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01248:

H.R.1396 : To "encourage" States to report students they "suspect to be
or has been" in possession of a firearm while in or on the premises of a
school building
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01396:

H.R.1397 : includes banning the manufacture of handguns without locks
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01397:

H.R.1922 : To ban the importation of large capacity ammunition feeding
devices, and to extend the ban on transferring such devices to those
that were manufactured before the ban became law.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01922:

H.R.1990 : includes anti-gun initiatives regarding schools
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01990:

H.R.1922 : To ban the importation of large capacity ammunition feeding
devices, and to extend the ban on transferring such devices to those
that were manufactured before the ban became law.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01922:

H.R.2221 : To ban the import of large capacity ammunition feeding
devices, to promote the safe storage and use of handguns by consumers,
and to extend Brady background checks to gun shows
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.02221:

H.R.2377 : To require criminal background checks on all firearms
transactions occurring at events that provide a venue for the sale,
offer for sale, transfer, or exchange of firearms, and to provide
additional resources for gun crime enforcement.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.02377:

S.1 : includes anti-gun initiatives regarding schools
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00001:

S.16 : includes anti-gun initiatives regarding civilians and police
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00016:

S.25 : Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00025:

S.79 : to "encourage" drug-free and "safe" schools.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00079:

S.134 : Large Capacity Ammunition Magazine Import Ban
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00134:

S.330 : To expand the powers of the Secretary of the Treasury to
regulate the manufacture, distribution, and sale of firearms and
ammunition, and to expand the jurisdiction of the Secretary to include
firearm products and non-powder firearms
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00330:

S.406 : prohibiting bulk purchases of handguns
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00406:

S.436 : mandatory "safety" locks
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00436:

S.437 : includes anti-gun initiatives regarding schools
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00437:

S.442 : A bill to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement
officers from State laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed firearms
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00442:

S.505 : to regulate certain .50 caliber sniper weapons in the same
manner as machine guns
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00505:

S.609 : to regulate manufacture, assembly, shipment, & transportation of
firearms & firearm parts
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00609:

S.619 : incentives for States that use Project Exile
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00619:

S.649 : to modify provisions relating to the Gun-Free Schools Act
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00649:

S.767 : anti-gun gun show bill (Reed)
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00767:

S.890 : anti-gun gun show bill (McCain)
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00890:

S.940 : includes anti-gun initiatives regarding schools
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00940:

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PRO-GUN (9 Bills)
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H.CON.RES.119 : Expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to the
right of all Americans to keep and bear arms in defense of life or
liberty and in the pursuit of all other legitimate endeavors.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.con.res.00119:

H.R.31 : To protect the right to obtain firearms for security, and to
use firearms in defense of self, family, or home, and to provide for the
enforcement of such right.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00031:

H.R.123 : To prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or
continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of
firearms or ammunition for damages resulting from the misuse of their
products by others.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00123:

H.R.950 : To amend title 18 of the United States Code to provide for
reciprocity in regard to the manner in which nonresidents of a State may
carry certain concealed firearms in that State.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.00950:

H.R.1455 : To repeal section 658 of Public Law 104-208, commonly
referred to as the Lautenberg amendment.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01455:

H.R.1460 : To amend section 922 of chapter 44 of title 18, United States
Code, to protect the rights of citizens under the Second Amendment to
the Constitution of the United States.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01460:

H.R.1762 : To restore the second amendment rights of all Americans.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:h.r.01762:

S.514 : A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to provide
for reciprocity in regard to the manner in which nonresidents of a State
may carry certain concealed firearms in that State.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00514:

S.906 : A bill to provide for protection of gun owner privacy and
ownership rights, and for other purposes.
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:s.00906:

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Source:
http://thomas.loc.gov/bss/d107query.html
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in Life, Liberty, and pursuit of happiness...
Melissa
http://profiles.yahoo.com/Skypod
ICQ#58058555

"No law ever written has stopped any robber, rapist or killer, like cold blue steel in the hands of their last intended victim."
~ W. Emerson Wright ~

 

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