New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) launched a gun management bundle Friday, which incorporates an “assault weapons” ban, the flexibility for New Mexicans to sue gun producers, and a two-week ready interval for gun purchases, amongst different issues.
The Los Alamos Daily Post noted that Grisham’s push will ban “guns in parks and playgrounds,” which is able to “make it illegal to carry a firearm in county or municipal parks, playgrounds, and their accompanying parking lots.” This would give the power of legislation to a ban that Grisham issued through government order on September 8, 2023.
Another facet of her gun management bundle would “[prohibit] guns in polling places.” This “makes it illegal to carry firearms within 100 feet of polling places during an election.”
Various Democrat state lawmakers are sponsoring elements of the gun management bundle, together with State Sen. Peter Wirth and State Reps. Andrea Romero, Christine Chandler, and Reena Szczepanski.
FOX News reported that Grisham commented on the gun bundle, saying, “The constitutionality questions are beginning to be very complicated in the arena of gun violence. … We are going to continue this effort, following what is going on around the country. … There will be others who will follow in our footsteps, creating their own public safety corridors, which in effect also make New Mexicans safer.”
RELATED — NM Sheriff: I’d Prefer Strengthening Lax Penalties for Juvenile Gun Crime over Wasting Time with an Illegal Ban Order
AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the author/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly e-newsletter targeted on all issues Second Amendment, additionally for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio, a Turning Point USA Ambassador, and a pro-staffer for Sightmark. He was a Visiting Fellow on the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal in 2010, a speaker on the 2023 Western Conservative Summit, and he holds a Ph.D. in Military History, with a give attention to the Vietnam War (brown water navy), U.S. Navy since Inception, the Civil War, and Early Modern Europe. Follow him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. You can signal as much as get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange. Reach him straight at email@example.com.