Alaska Right to Bear Arms, Measure 1 (1994)

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The Alaska Right to Bear Arms Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 8, 1994 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure guaranteed that the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be denied or infringed by the state.[1]

Election results

Alaska Measure 1 (1994)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 153,300 72.68%
No57,63627.32%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Initiative Ballot Measure #1
Right to Keep and Bear Arms (SJR39)

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.[2]

Constitutional changes

The approval of Measure 1 amended Section 19 of Article I of the Alaska Constitution.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Alaska Department of Elections, "Constitutional Amendments Appearing on the Ballot in Alaska," accessed February 3, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.