In the end, we do more than just encourage legislators to pass a variety of good policies. Libertas Institute also serves as a watchdog for legislation that will negatively impact the rights and lives of Utahns
This bill denies local governments the ability to negatively impact people's right to keep and bear arms.
As you may recall, in the spring of last year, quite a few pieces of gun control legislation were proposed to be run in the 2019 legislative session. How did these bills fare?
This bill protects a person's right to defend themselves using force even if safety could be achieved by retreating.
This bill protects the right of an intoxicated person to carry firearms under certain circumstances.
This bill died in committee. There are many instances in which minors have used a firearm in self-defense. Unfortunately, these examples would be subject to criminal prosecution in the future under new legislation that has been...