Tell Senators Romney and Lee to Stand Up Against Gun Violence

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Recently, 34 people were killed and at least 62 injured in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, Dayton, Ohio, and Gilroy, California. All three of the shootings were carried out by young men using assault rifles. Utahns are standing together asking Senators Mike Lee and Mitt Romney to pass common sense gun reform, including legislation… Read more »

Help Protect Those at Extreme Risk

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HB 209, Extreme Risk Protective Order, is a bill sponsored by Rep. Stephen Handy that would enable law enforcement officials and family members to petition courts to temporarily restrain individuals from possessing firearms and ammunition when they pose an imminent threat of harm to themselves or others. If the individual in question is ruled to… Read more »

Ask Governor Herbert to veto HB220 Radioactive Waste Amendments

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House Bill 220’s clear intent is to bypass current state law and ignore public health and safety for private business interests. This bill, sponsored by Representative Carl Albrecht, effectively eliminates the current hard ban on the disposal of class B and C radioactive waste in Utah. HB220 gives the Director of the Division of Waste… Read more »