First, state lawmakers voted to ban firearms and other weapons in the Capitol.

Then, Estancia Mayor Nathan Dial joined two members of his board of trustees in passing a rule requiring people who attend town meetings to come armed.

Now, the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico is threatening to sue Estancia if it doesn’t rescind the rule.

General Assignment Reporter

Robert Nott has covered education and youth issues for the Santa Fe New Mexican. He is assigned to The New Mexican's city desk where he covers a general assignment beat.

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