Bill barring guns in Capitol heats up committee; gum ban causes no stir
This sign, posted outside a Senate committee room where a proposed gun ban was rejected by a legislative panel Tuesday, asserts a new rule prohibiting chewing gum. Patrick Malone/The New Mexican
Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 7:00 pm
Inside a Senate committee room at the Roundhouse on Wednesday, the debate raged over whether guns should be allowed inside the New Mexico state Capitol. On the outside of the door, however, a sign signaled that the gum-control question had been quietly and decisively settled.
The sign read: “NO GUM CHEWING ALLOWED IN COMMITTEE ROOM!”
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 7:00 pm.