×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Skip to main content
Tags: martinez | gun | law | shows

N.M. Gov. Martinez Backs Gun Show Bill

By    |   Tuesday, 12 February 2013 01:49 PM EST

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has announced her support for a compromise bill that would require background checks for people who purchase firearms at gun shows, according to The Santa Fe New Mexican.

The measure would also establish mechanisms to bring the state’s mental health and criminal conviction records into the federal instant background check system, the newspaper reported.

The Republican governor, who has been a strong supporter of gun rights, said she would support the bill “if it stays the way it is” because she believes it will help in “keeping the guns out of the hands [of] people who don’t have any business having guns.”

The measure already has passed the state House Judiciary Committee on a bipartisan vote. It's scheduled for debate before the full House on Wednesday.


© 2022 Newsmax. All rights reserved.


US
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has announced her support for a compromise bill that would require background checks for people who purchase firearms at gun shows.
martinez,gun,law,shows
132
2013-49-12
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 01:49 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Sign up for Newsmax’s Daily Newsletter

Receive breaking news and original analysis - sent right to your inbox.

(Optional for Local News)
Privacy: We never share your email address.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved