New Mexico L​egislative Session Ends Without Any New Gun Control!

The New Mexico Legislature adjourned sine die at noon Saturday. The following gun control measures were defeated this session, which was especially challenging with the Capitol closed to the public and committee hearings held via Zoom instead of in-person. NRA-ILA appreciates all of you who participated in these meetings to voice your concerns about these bills, and who contacted your lawmakers in opposition to them.

New Mexico: House Could Vote on HB 193 Any Day Now!

Dear New Mexico NRA Member: As early as TONIGHT, the New Mexico House could vote on House Bill 193, which amends New Mexico’s red flag firearms surrender law, to allow a police officer to petition for an extreme risk protective order (ERPO) directly, and to confiscate any firearms discovered when serving the order. Owners of guns seized in this manner will no longer have the

Update on SB 224 Hearing

New Mexico: Mandatory Gun Storage & Youth Firearms Possession Ban Now Will Be Heard in Senate Committee on FRIDAY! SB 224: Lock Up Your Guns or Face State Charges. Teach Your Kid Firearm Safety and Possibly Face State Charges See Tuesday’s alert for information on SB 224 (Click Here) Dear New Mexico NRA Member: The Senate Health & Public Affairs Committee postponed hearing SB 224

New Mexico: Mandatory Gun Storage & Youth Firearms Possession Ban To Be Heard in Senate Committee

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New Mexico: Mandatory Gun Storage & Youth Firearms Possession Ban To Be Heard in Senate Committee on Wednesday SB 224: Lock Up Your Guns or Face State Charges. Teach Your Kid Firearm Safety and Possibly Face State Charges Dear New Mexico NRA Member: Another legislative session — another ineffective, intrusive and unenforceable gun control proposal. You wonder what they’ll come up with next? Well, here

A Request from Tara Mica of the NRA-ILA

Dear Second Amendment Supporters: NRA-ILA and NMSSA legislative alerts, as well as our work to get conservative online publications reporting on this issue, have helped get the word out about New Mexico Senate Bill 224 and how bad this legislation is. Please see links to the news stories below. NM Storage Bill Could Make It A Crime To Teach Your Kid Gun Safety New Mexico

NMSSA Legislative Alert: They want to make it a crime to teach your child how to shoot

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In just filed, SB 224, State Senator Sedillo Lopez wants to mandate how you can and cannot store a firearm in your own home – a version of a bill we have seen and defeated before in New Mexico. But this version of a “storage mandate” goes even further. It would make it a crime for a child to handle your firearm unless the child

New Mexico: More Red Flag Gun Confiscation and a Proposed Ban on Self-Made Firearms

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House Bill 193: “Red Flag” Is Back & It’s Worse Than Before Rep. Joy Garratt (D-ABQ) & Rep. Daymon Ely (D-ABQ), authors of NRA-opposed Senate Bill 5 from the 2020 session, are back this session with House Bill 193, an amendment to the red-flag gun confiscation law that would allow a police officer to petition for an extreme risk protective order directly. Keep in mind

NEW MEXICO LEGISLATURE 2021 CONVENES

A Message from Tara Mica of the NRA-ILA NEW MEXICO LEGISLATURE CONVENES…Here’s What To Watch For So Far That Impacts Your Rights Dear New Mexico Second Amendment Supporter: The New Mexico Legislature convened for its 2021 Regular Session on Tuesday, January 19.  During the 60-day session, the Roundhouse will be closed to the public.  Committee meetings will be webcast on https://www.nmlegis.gov and testimony for and against bills will be taken

December 2020

Sidney Paul Gordon Shooting Range… The Sidney Paul Gordon Shooting Range in La Luz has reopened! Hours are 8 am – 5 pm Wednesday thru Sunday. Mark and his crew have done a lot of work while the range was closed and it looks good. Concealed Carry Classes… I will be doing Renewal and Refresher classes on request. If you are in need of your

Cold Weather is Arriving

Cold weather is arriving. This means extra clothes and for some, gloves. The good news is that it’s easier to conceal your handgun. The bad news is that it can be more difficult to get to if you need it. Practice accessing, drawing, and shooting your handgun in your winter clothes and gloves. You will find it is much different than drawing and firing in