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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Rep. Steven LaTourette supports national right-to-carry



The National Rifle Association and the Buckeye Firearms Council both are reporting that Rep. Steven LaTourette (R-Bainbridge Township) voted "yea" on Wed., Nov. 16, to help pass H.R. 822, the "National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act." 
The bill - which faces an uphill battle in the Senate and an almost certain veto by President Obama - would allow any law-abiding concealed carry permit holder to legally carry a concealed firearm while visiting any state that does not prohibit concealed carry. 

Jeffrey L. Frischkorn
JFrischkorn@News-Herald.com
Twitter: @Fieldkorn


1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm glad that Mr. LaTourette voted yes on this bill. My rights shouldn't end at the state line. As law-abiding citizens, concealed carry license holders should be treated just like anybody with a valid driver's license. A driver's license is recognized by all states, and so should a CHL license.

As the Constitution says, the right to bear arms shall not be infringed.

November 22, 2011 at 2:53 PM 

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