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    Bill Request 354: Kentucky in the Anti-Gun Crosshairs

    Updated: December 8, 2019 at 10:19 pm EST  See Comments

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    Bill request 354 targets Kentucky in the same manner as Virginia was targeted by the anti-gun crowd. The rights of Kentuckians are on the line.

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    Bill Request 354 summary reads:

    Amend KRS 527.010 to define “assault weapons” and “large-capacity ammunition-feeding devices”; create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to criminalize possession and transfer of large-capacity ammunition-feeding devices; create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to criminalize the possession of unregistered assault weapons and to require the owners of registered assault weapons to store the weapons in a manner which renders them inoperable to unauthorized users; create a new section of KRS Chapter 237 to establish the assault weapons registration program and a weapons buyback program under the Department of Kentucky State Police and to authorize a fee and trust account and make an appropriation; amend KRS 16.220 and 237.104 to exempt weapons from the buyback program from prohibitions on the destruction of certain weapons.

    This bill request 354 has been prefiled by Rep Jeffrey Donovan (D-Fairdale) for the 2020 legislative session. The Kentucky legislature is currently dominated by Republicans (referred to as the Kentucky Trifecta). But given what happened in the elections in Virginia,

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