Tipping Point NM episode 274: New Mexico Gun Legislation – Zachary Fort

On this week’s podcast, Paul interviews Zachary Fort of the New Mexico Shooting Sports Association about gun rights in the 2021 legislative session.

There are several bills listed below that could impact YOUR gun rights in New Mexico. Paul and Zach discussed what is happening and what can be done about it.

A few specific bills discussed are listed below:

1) HB 102 Creates a committee under the Department of Health to study gun violence, Sponsor Rep. Gail Chasey

2) HB 193 amends 2020’s “red flag” bill; original bill allows police to execute search warrants for any reason (purely civil), allows police to directly ask for a warrant to search for guns, Reps. Joy Garratt and Damon Ely

3) HB 166 Ban on homemade firearms, Rep. Tara Lujan

4) SB 224 Mandates so-called “safe storage” of guns, but also could limit youth gun training, Sen. Antoinette Sedillo Lopez

Zachary Fort