Legislators Advance Resolution Clarifying Gun Rights


State Representative Brant Smith brought a resolution before the House Judiciary Committee last week. However, members voted to postpone further action on House Resolution 1013. Today, February 12, 2019, that resolution passed committee.

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The support for the resolution was divided along party lines. Opponents argued the need for a Supreme Court ruling in order for it to be considered case law. However, proponents responded that the Taff v. Arkansas is “said and done.” Additionally, those who rallied for HR 1013 gave the following in support of that statement. –Click here.

That resolution is expected to go to the House floor for a vote within the next few days.


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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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