I was under the impression that NM was a gun-friendly state.
I traveled through one time and people had pistols openly caried on their hips.
If you drive the Rio Grande corridor from Las Cruces to Santa Fe, you are in the socialist state of NM. Unfortunately, that is also where the majority of the population lives. There are a lot of good conservative folks living in the Rio Grande corridor but they are just like the rest of us in the rural areas: outnumbered.
Gov. Martinez needs to be careful about signing HB 77. She will lose a lot of support in 2014.
DWI is a bigger problem in NM. It is a cultural thing to drink and drive yet the legislators don’t do enough to combat this because so many of them also have DWI on their record!