Rhode Island: Gun Bills Stalled

Published 04/24/2015

Rhode Island:  Gun Bills Stalled in the House Judiciary Committee After hours of testimony last Tuesday and Wednesday, all of the bills were "held for further study". Thank you to everyone who showed up to help. Please continue to monitor these bills and any other bills which may be scheduled at any time to be heard.  

Bills being heard Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Published 04/12/2015

These following bills will be heard on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Room 101: H5123-This bill has once again been introduced.  This act would require all minors in possession of a firearm, with or without a permit, be in the presence of a parent of guardian or supervising adult at all times.  This would make...

Bills being heard Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Published 04/12/2015

The following bills will be heard on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Room 101 H5119-This bill will change felony offenses to misdemeanor offenses for domestic violence cases under 12-29-2.  In which case you will lose your firearms for just a misdemeanor offense. This bill will also place further restrictions on traveling with all firearms...

Bills being heard Tuesday, April 7, Room 313

Published 04/04/2015

The following bills are being heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Room 313 S 0346 this bill would provide a 2500 ft protected area around recognized wildlife refuges in which hunting with firearms would be prohibited. We are not in favor this bill! S 0504 this bill would ban all lead...

Warwick Council to Vote on New Concealed Gun Rules April 6

Published 04/04/2015

Council to Vote on New Concealed Gun Rules April 6 Councilwoman Camille Vella-Wilkinson has drafted an ordinance overhauling the city’s concealed carry permit policy to “ensure a  timely, fair and consistent permit process” and establishing “self-defense” as the prime criteria for determining need, and it’s up for the first of two votes required to make it law on April 6. For...