Fire Away: H.R. 1565

Originally posted on Desert Beacon:
Nevada Representative Dina Titus (D-NV1) has co-sponsored a bill introduced by Representative Peter King (R-NY) which ought to get a hearing in the 113th Congress, but given the subject matter,  and the disarray in House leadership, may not.  H.R. 1565 offers a compromise solution to the firearms gun show/internet sale…

Nevada’s Kill At Will Law: A Few Questions?

Originally posted on Desert Beacon:
Nevada’s statute on “stand your ground,” or “kill at will” reads: NRS 200.120 “Justifiable homicide” defined; no duty to retreat under certain circumstances. 1. Justifiable homicide is the killing of a human being in necessary self-defense, or in defense of habitation, property or person, against one who manifestly intends or…

The Progressive Agenda: A Legislative Wish List

Today marks the start of 77th (regular) session of the Nevada Legislature! Can you feel the excitement? For the next 120 days of the (regular) session, people across the state will be watching (and hopefully participating in great events like Grass Roots Lobby Days) as our representatives tackle the business of the Silver State. And…