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Tue Feb 28, 2017, 08:57 PM

Arizona Senate defeats bill allowing guns in public buildings

For the second year in a row, a bill that would have allowed some guns into public buildings was defeated in the state Senate.

On a bipartisan vote, the state Senate rejected Senate Bill 1243 on Tuesday. The bill sought to allow people who have a concealed-carry weapon permit to bring their guns into public buildings and events, even if those places ban firearms.

There was no debate, and three Republicans voted with the 13 Senate Democrats to defeat the bill on a 16-14 vote.

The bill was sponsored by Sen. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, who tried to reprise a bill that failed last year. In Senate debate Monday, he argued "the little $1.98 sticker" that establishments post advising no firearms doesn't keep people safe.

Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/legislature/2017/02/28/arizona-bill-gun-ban-public-buildings-concealed-carry-weapon-permits/98500716/

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Hoyt Feb 2017 #1

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Tue Feb 28, 2017, 09:03 PM

1. They don't, and they know majority of constituents don't, want gun toting yahoos everywhere.

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