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Bishop John Wester Makes a Bee-Line for Gun Control!
"Are we at
last brought to such humiliating and debasing
degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for
our defense? Where is the difference between having
our arms in possession and under our direction, and
having them under the management of Congress? If our
defense be the real object of having those arms, in
whose hands can they be trusted with more propriety,
or equal safety to us, as in our own hands?" —
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Bill Alert! HB 134 S1: Gun Safe Registration and Anti-Gun
(Alert for 3/6/14):This bill
would utilize the government's concealed carry "permit"
extortion process to offer perverse financial incentives to
businesses that sell gun safes.
It would also appropriate tax monies to notoriously anti-gun
bureaucracies for dubious "gun safety" programs, and create a
de facto gun safe registration program for those who foolishly
HB 134 S1 was unanimously approved by House Monarchess Rebecca
Lockhart's hand-picked health and human services committee and
is currently in the rules committee awaiting potential floor
To learn more,
Bill Alert! HB 303 S1: Arrest and Jail Innocent Vehicle Drivers
(Alert for 2/27/14):
HB 303 S1 grants new police power to profile,
molest, arrest, and prosecute innocent drivers if they are
suspected of "being impaired to the slightest degree".
Because it would dramatically expand the power of police to
forcibly invade the persons and vehicles of gun owners to perform
unjustified seizures and arrests, UT Gun Rights
considers it a gun rights bill.
To learn more about this imminent threat,
Bill Alert! HB 276: Violence Against Open Carry Gun Owners
(Alert for 2/11/14):
Did you (or a friend) strap on a rifle for a rally/hearing, or
to sell outside a gun show?
If HB 276 passes, unholstered open carry gun owners will be
targeted for violent harassment and arrest.
Other gun owners will be at increased risk of abuse as well.
HB 276 is currently hovering in House Monarchess Rebecca
Lockhart's hand-picked rules committee.
To learn more about this imminent threat,
Bill Alert! SB 35: Gun Control By Bureaucrats
(Alert for 2/10/14): SB 35 reauthorizes numerous
"administrative rules" created by unelected bureaucrats that
have the same effect as state statute. These include gun
controls and many other subversions of your natural rights.
This bill unanimously passed the
senate (28-0-1) and will be heard TODAY (Monday, Feb. 10,
2014) in House Monarchess Rebecca Lockhart's hand-picked
government operations committee, where it is expected to pass
and move on toward a final vote in the house. For more
Bill Alert! HB 318: Restoring Jury Trials for Innocent Parents
(Alert for 2/8/14): This bill would allow parents,
including gun owners, to request and receive a trial by
jury prior to having their parental rights terminated.
HB 318 is a first step toward restoring justice to Utah's
corrupt courtrooms, and in providing substantive due process
for innocent gun owners.
HB 318 is still stuck in House
Monarchess Rebecca Lockhart's hand-picked rules committee. To
learn why this an important right to keep and bear arms issue,
Bill Alert! HB 242: Freedom of Information Protection!
(Alert for 2/3/14): Government entities currently abuse a
loophole in Utah's Government Records Access and Management
Act (GRAMA) to charge exorbitant fees for providing
information to the public.
HB 242 would begin to limit the
games they can play to avoid openness and accountability.
For more information,
Bill Tracking Page: The Good, the Bad, & The Ugly!
(Alert for 1/28/14): The statutory session began YESTERDAY
(Jan. 27), and Monarch Niederhauser and Monarchess Lockhart
are already preparing to push forward multiple gun control
To keep up to speed with bills affecting your right to keep
and bear arms,
Click on picture to see
2013 Utah Government Corruption Report!
(Alert for 1/21/14):
Learn how Utah politicians voted on critical gun rights bills
in 2013. To read the full report,
Niederhauser Violates Your Senate Statutators!
(Alert for 1/16/14): As previously exposed, Utah's statutators
(i.e. house and senate members who produce statutes that
undermine law) are controlled by two monarchs: senate
president Wayne Niederhauser and house speaker Rebecca
Thanks to a citizen GRAMA request, Ogden police chief Gary
Williams clearly fingers Niederhauser's "leadership" as the
senate's center of power. And the Niederhauser regime is
poised to seize more power this session. To learn more,
President Whines at UT Gun Rights
(Alert for 1/2/14):
Utah Sheriffs' Association president Jim Tracy emailed to
contest UT Gun Rights' alert, "Why
Did Utah's Sheriffs Oppose HB 76?"
Demonstrating classic politician behavior, Tracy
complained, offered to hold a verbal conversation, and then
declined to provide written specifics regarding his original
To explore his lamentations,
Catholic Bishop John Wester Makes a Bee-Line for Gun
(Update for 12/20/13):
John Wester, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City,
along with his mysterious "we",
places the lives of criminals ahead of the lives of innocents.
To read his Bloomberg's Busy
& Police Chief Falsely List City Council in Letter Against HB
(Alert for 12/12/13): According to Syracuse City councilman
Craig Johnson, mayor Jamie Nagle and police chief Garret
Atkin, falsely listed the city council in their now-public
letter of opposition to HB 76 S1 (Carry "Unloaded" Firearms
Concealed), failed to even notify them of their actions, and
opposed the council's intent to uphold the right to keep and
How many other city councils were misrepresented? To learn
more, click here.
Did Utah's Sheriffs Oppose HB 76?
11/5/13): According to Terry Keefe, president of the Utah
Chiefs of Police Association, the Utah Sheriffs' Association also voted to
HB 76 S1 (Carry "Unloaded" Firearms
Concealed) in the secretive
Law Enforcement Legislative
Thanks to another citizen's
we now reveal
Keefe's email exchange. To uncover their betrayal,
New Lt. Governor, Spencer Cox, Is Just Buzzing for Gun
(Update for 10/9/13): Then-representative Spencer Cox
was preparing "in case" his secretive gun control vote was
Little did he know that his email to Herbert's lackey would
also be made public. To read his Bloomberg's Busy
Chief Decries Societal Wolves While Disarming the Sheep
(Update for 10/4/13): Murray police chief Pete Fondaco has a
credibility problem that weakens police-citizen relations. On
the one hand, he enjoys the benefits of citizens who pay his
salary and allow him to carry a chambered and concealed
firearm (again with their money). On the other hand, he
doesn't trust them to carry a concealed firearm unless a
fellow bureaucrat authorizes it. To learn more,
Veteran Challenges Police Chiefs to Debate
(Update for 9/10/13): Letters to news editors comprise another
means of making your voice heard. Recently, Cory Green of
Bountiful, wrote a letter to the Davis Clipper,
citing our recent alert and challenging any police chief to a
public debate. To read his letter,
Mayor Ralph Becker Implores Congress to Force Gun Control on
(Update for 9/10/13): Salt Lake City mayor Ralph Becker told
the Washington D.C. gun control crowd that he wants congress
to enact the kind of gun control most Utahns oppose. To
read his Bloomberg's Busy Bees quote,
Gary Herbert Endorses Background Checks for BB Guns!
(Update for 7/16/13): Gun control zealot New York mayor
Michael Bloomberg, co-founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns,
enjoys plenty of support amongst Utah's wanna-bee elites.
Take governor Gary Herbert, for example, who recently endorsed
background checks for BB guns. To read his outrageous
quote and hear the audio,
Hid Behind Herbert's Veto of HB 76
(Alert for 6/25/13): We've suggested that some legislators
only voted for HB 76 S1 (Carry Unloaded Firearms Concealed)
with the understanding that governor Herbert would veto it.
Well, don't just take our word for it.
Thanks to a citizen GRAMA request, we now present email
correspondence between representative Spencer Cox and Mike
Mower, governor Herbert's Deputy for Community Outreach. In
it, Cox confirms our analysis. To read it and more,
Courts of InJustice versus Clark
(Update for 6/17/13): Here we
expose how this Government subverts fair trials and the
consequences of this subversion for Clark Aposhian.
Specifically, Aposhian faces a system in which:
* the right to Counsel is effectively denied,
the right to a public trial by an impartial jury is
* deprivation of life, liberty, and property may
occur without authentic due process of law.
To read this update,
Police Chiefs Overwhelmingly Support Gun Control
for 6/3/13): The saga of betrayal continues. Police chiefs
throughout the state of Utah, many with overt or implied
backing of their mayors and city councils, implored governor
Herbert to veto HB 76 S1.
To learn more,
Would the USSC Chair Privately Lobby Against HB 76 S1?
(Alert for 5/21/13): A fundamental tactic of the anti-gun
lobby is to manufacture false friends for you.
Always be apprehensive about those who tell you things
you want to hear.
To read a revealing communication between USSC Chair, Clark
Aposhian, and governor Herbert's Deputy for Community
Outreach, Mike Mower,
Did Your Legislators Vote on the Veto Override?
(Alert for 4/25/13): Thanks to
GRAMA requests and persistent follow-up by activist Kenneth
Warfield, the secretive polling results have been obtained,
and we are able to confirm how each legislator voted on
whether to hold a veto override session for HB 76 S1.
how your legislators voted,
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