HB 80 is now pending in the Senate Finance Committee and will likely be heard there soon.
HB 80, introduced by state Representative Mark Neuman (R-15), is important self-defense legislation that would provide that a law-abiding person, who is justified in using deadly force in self-defense, has “no duty-to-retreat” from an attack if the person is in any place that that person has a legal right to be.
Please contact members of the Senate Finance Committee TODAY and respectfully request that they vote for HB 80. Their contact information is provided below. Also, please contact your state Senator and respectfully urge him or her to support HB 80. Contact information for your state Senator can be found here.
You can contact your state Senator and all the members of the Senate Finance Committee at the same time, by taking advantage of Alaska’s Public Opinion Messaging (POM) system offered through Alaska’s Legislative Information Offices (LIO). For information on the LIOs and how the POM system works, please click here; to utilize the online POM form, please click here.
Senate Finance Committee:
Senator Hoffman (D-S), Co-Chairman
Senator Stedman (D-A), Co-Chairman
Senator Egan (D-B)
Senator Ellis (D-L)
Senator McGuire (R-N)
Senator Olson (D-T)
Senator Thomas (D-D)
Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visit: www.nra.org