URGENT! Utah Self-Defense Protection Bill Needs Your Help!

If you live in Utah, please call your State Representative and ask them to vote for HB 49S1 — WITHOUT AMENDMENTS. HB-49-SUBSTITUTE-1  “FIREARMS REVISION”  will be voted on Tuesday February 21st in the Utah House of Representatives. This bill will reform the state’s “disorderly conduct” statute in order to prevent the police from harassing you or […]

Utah Concealed Weapons Permit Statistics

According to the Utah BCI, http://publicsafety.utah.gov/bci/documents/2011Q4.pdf as of the end of December 2011 there were: Total Valid Permits: 347,262 Permits Issued 4th Quarter: 16,149 Permits Renewed 4th Quarter: 3,874 Permits Revoked 4th Quarter: 187 Permits Suspended 4th Quarter: 310 Applications Denied 4th Quarter: 160

Utah HB 49 passes out of Committee and on to House Floor

Utah: Firearm Possession Protection Bill Now Goes to House Floor Today, House Bill 49 passed in the state House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee by a vote of 10 to 3. Sponsored by state Representative Paul Ray (R-13), HB 49 would provide that, in the absence of threatening behavior, the otherwise lawful possession of a firearm, whether visible […]