Alaska Right to Bear Arms, Measure 1 (1994)

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A Right to Bear Arms Amendment, also known as Ballot Measure 1, was on the November 8, 1994 election ballot in Alaska as a proposed legislatively-referred constitutional amendment to the Alaska Constitution. It was approved.[1]

Election results

Alaska Right to Bear Arms, Measure 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 153,300 72.7%
No57,63627.3%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot said, "This proposal would amend article I, section 19 of the state constitution. This section now reads: 'A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.' The amendment would add this sentence to the section: 'The individual right to keep and bear arms shall not be denied or infringed by the state or a political subdivision of the state.'"

Changes to the Alaska Constitution

The passing of Alaska Right to Bear Arms, Measure 1 amended Article I, Section 19 of the Alaska Constitution.

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