Davis Co-Leads Legislation to Secure Second Amendment Rights of Americans in Jurisdictions with Legal Marijuana Use

Davis Co-Leads Legislation to Secure Second Amendment Rights of Americans in Jurisdictions with Legal Marijuana Use

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) is co-leading the Gun Rights And Marijuana (GRAM) Act to secure the Second Amendment rights of Americans living in jurisdictions with legal adult-use and medicinal marijuana. The legislation, H.R. 2830, was introduced last week by Rep. Don Young (R-AK). Also co-leading the legislation is Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL). “State-legal marijuana use should not be used as a pretext to bar individuals from purchasing or possessing firearms, which is a clear and well-defined Constitutional right,” said Davis. “I’ve long believed that laws regulating the production and use of marijuana should be left to the states, not the federal government. With more and more states legalizing marijuana each year, we have to make sure that we are protecting the Second Amendment rights of Americans who reside in those states and use marijuana legally based on their state’s laws. I’m proud to introduce this bill with Congressman Young and look forward to working with him to move it through Congress.” "When I was sworn into Congress, I took an oath to defend the Constitution of the United States. That oath does not mean picking and choosing which Amendments to defend; it requires us as Members of Congress to protect the ENTIRE Bill of Rights. I am very proud to introduce the GRAM Act, which takes a critical step to protect our Constitution and secure individual liberty. There are two main pillars that make this legislation important. First, it protects the […]

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