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Session 2017 Recap: How Did Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Do?

Session 2017 Recap: How Did Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Do?

Over the duration of the 2017 regular session, we fought to create laws that would result in keeping ...

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Session 2017 Recap: How Did Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Do?

Over the duration of the 2017 regular session, we fought to create laws that would result in keeping guns out of dangerous hands. In the end, major legislation that would have chan ...

Background Check Legislation Stalls in House Committee

Background Check Legislation Stalls in House Committee

Legislation to help keep guns out of dangerous hands hit a snag in the House Judiciary Committee tod ...

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Background Check Legislation Stalls in House Committee

Legislation to help keep guns out of dangerous hands hit a snag in the House Judiciary Committee today where it was tabled on a 7-6 vote. The motion to table ends debate and keeps ...

Thousands of petitions delivered to state legislators demanding background checks for gun sales

Thousands of petitions delivered to state legislators demanding background checks for gun sales

A few weeks ago, ProgressNow got word that the NRA was flooding New Mexico legislators' inboxes with ...

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Thousands of petitions delivered to state legislators demanding background checks for gun sales

A few weeks ago, ProgressNow got word that the NRA was flooding New Mexico legislators' inboxes with out of state emails - so we decided to fire back. And today, with hel ...

[Action Alert] This is the week for background checks for gun purchases

[Action Alert] This is the week for background checks for gun purchases

Santa Fe - Legislation that would require background checks for gun purchases is expected to be hear ...

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[Action Alert] This is the week for background checks for gun purchases

Santa Fe - Legislation that would require background checks for gun purchases is expected to be heard in the Capitol in the coming week.

Gabby Giffords Visits NM Legislature to Support NM’s Gun Violence Prevention Bills

Gabby Giffords Visits NM Legislature to Support NM’s Gun Violence Prevention Bills

Santa Fe - Former U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the Tucson-area Congresswoman injured in a 2011 ...

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Gabby Giffords Visits NM Legislature to Support NM’s Gun Violence Prevention Bills

Santa Fe - Former U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the Tucson-area Congresswoman injured in a 2011 shooting at her "Congress on Your Corner Event," stopped by the New Mexico Stat ...

NRA floods inboxes of NM legislators with out-of-state messages – time to fight back

NRA floods inboxes of NM legislators with out-of-state messages – time to fight back

As important gun violence protection legislation gets closer to passing the New Mexico State House a ...

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NRA floods inboxes of NM legislators with out-of-state messages – time to fight back

As important gun violence protection legislation gets closer to passing the New Mexico State House and Senate, "any gun, anywhere" proponents, including the NRA, are ramping up the ...

Background Checks for Gun Transfers Legislation Clears House Judiciary Committee, Will Move to House Floor

Background Checks for Gun Transfers Legislation Clears House Judiciary Committee, Will Move to House Floor

After over 6 hours of testimony and debate, house bill 50 (HB50) made it through the Judiciary commi ...

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Background Checks for Gun Transfers Legislation Clears House Judiciary Committee, Will Move to House Floor

After over 6 hours of testimony and debate, house bill 50 (HB50) made it through the Judiciary committee late Friday night and will now move to the floor where it will be voted on ...

Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Host Successful Lobby Day

Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Host Successful Lobby Day

Moms Demand Action, New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence and Progress Now NM teamed up to bring a la ...

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Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Host Successful Lobby Day

Moms Demand Action, New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence and Progress Now NM teamed up to bring a large crowd of gun violence prevention supports to the round house to lobby for ba ...

Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Makes Way Through Legislature

Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Makes Way Through Legislature

This is shaping up to be the year New Mexico passes comprehensive background check legislation (it's ...

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Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Makes Way Through Legislature

This is shaping up to be the year New Mexico passes comprehensive background check legislation (it's about time!) After years of organizing and building new organizations, our w ...

Progressives organize huge turnout as House Committee passes background check bill for NM
Red shirts and blue stickers packed the House gallery

Progressives organize huge turnout as House Committee passes background check bill for NM

After new legislation requiring background checks on gun transfers passed the Senate Public Affairs ...

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Progressives organize huge turnout as House Committee passes background check bill for NM

After new legislation requiring background checks on gun transfers passed the Senate Public Affairs committee earlier this week, the house companion bill, HB 50, today also cleared ...

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