second amendment en New Gun Rights Group Gets Off the Ground <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new statewide gun rights advocacy group gathered about 3,000 signatures in support of its legislation to protect the Second Amendment this weekend.</span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;"> State Representative Jeff Thompson</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, founder of </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">Defend Louisiana</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, outlined the group’s initiatives at the </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">Baton Rouge Press Club</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Monday afternoon.</span><p><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Defend Louisian</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a has filed two bills for the upcoming session. One would protect the identities of concealed and carry permit holders. Another would nullify future federal laws that infringe on gun rights.</span></div><div>&#160;</div><div><a href="" class="asset-audio"></a><p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:10:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 29520 at