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Upcoming Special Legislative Session

If you haven’t heard yet, the New Mexico Legislature will be back for a special session starting March 30th. At this time, the declared agenda is legalizing recreational marijuana and and an economic development bill. The NMSSA team will be closely following the session and we will let you know if anything pertaining to […]

NMSSA Weekend Legislative Update: March 13th

We are now down to just one week left in the 2021 Legislative Session. There were two developments this week you should know about. First, HB193, the expansion of the “red-flag” gun confiscation order, was sent from the floor of the House to the House Rules & Order of Business Committee. This is a […]

NMSSA Weekend Legislative Update: March 6th

With just two weeks to go in the 2021 Legislative Session, we wrapped up a successful week. In the House Appropriations and Finance Committee, HB102, the taxpayer funds give-a-way to anti-gun groups, was tabled on concerns on the structure and source of the recurring funding the bill called for. It is possible that the […]

They Want to Discard the Presumption of Innocence for Gun Owners

Yesterday was the final day to file new bills for the 2021 Legislative Session, and they just introduced one of the worst bills we have ever seen. In just-filed HB353, from Representative Dixon, a firearm that is transferred, without first verifying with the ATF that the firearm is not stolen property, would be presumed […]

NMSSA Legislative Update: February 17th

At today’s meeting of the Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee, SB224, the proposed “firearm storage” bill was rolled back until Friday. The bill would be more aptly named the “Burglar Protection Act” as it could make it harder to access your firearms in an emergency situation. The bill would also criminalize teaching your […]

NMSSA Weekend Legislative Update

We are quickly approaching the half-way point of the 2021 Legislative Session, which means the work is just getting started and the pace will soon quicken. Days after HB166, the proposed ban on home-made firearms, was passed by the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee, the committee substitution bill was finally released to the […]

Urgent Alert: Ban on Self-Made Firearms Proposed in NM

In just-filed 2021 HB166, Representative Lujan from Santa Fe wants to make it a felony in New Mexico to manufacture or possess a firearm made from an unfinished receiver, a firearm made at home in any fashion, or a firearm that includes any components manufactured on a 3D printer not owned by a FFL. […]

Grassroots Alert!

The Albuquerque City Council is back at it, with two anti-gun proposals being heard TOMORROW night. Now is the time to take acton and make our voices heard!

Ordinance O-19-82 mandates locked storage requirements for any firearms outside your immediate possession or control, with fines and/or jail time for violations. Requiring all firearms out […]

Grades Are Out!

NMSSA has partnered with NRA-ILA to assign grades to the legislative candidates throughout New Mexico. They are ready for you to review and share!

These grades are based on their voting record and the candidate’s responses to NRA-ILA questionnaires. NMSSA does not endorse candidates, but we do agree with NRA-ILA’s candidate grades.

You can […]

Kamala Harris Choice Creates Most Anti-Gun Presidential Ticket in History

Between presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s calls for firearm confiscation and the draft Democratic Party Platform, the 2020 Democratic ticket was already shaping up to be the most anti-Second Amendment in history. With Biden’s, or his team of able-minded handlers’, choice of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) for the vice presidential slot, the Biden […]