Secretary Of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver Determines Petition To Overturn Background Check Law Does Not Meet Strict Legal Requirements

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Secretary Of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver Determines Petition To Overturn Background Check Law Does Not Meet Strict Legal Requirements

SANTA FE – Today, after a thorough review, Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver determined that the proposed petition referendum to overturn New Mexico’s background check law does not satisfy the necessary technical and legal requirements of New Mexico law. A copy of the full letter explaining Secretary Toulouse Oliver’s determination is attached to this release.

Governor Cheers House Passage Of Legislation Expanding Background Checks, Boosting Public Safety

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Governor Cheers House Passage Of Legislation Expanding Background Checks, Boosting Public Safety

From the Office of the Governor:

SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued the following statement late Monday after the New Mexico House approved Senate Bill 8, a common-sense public safety measure that will expand background checks on firearm sales, closing loopholes used by individuals with dangerous histories.