Contact Us
Make My Homepage

House Passes Concealed Weapons Permit Bill

Strict Gun Laws
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The House has voted to make concealed weapon permits issued in one state valid in every other state that allows people to carry concealed firearms.
  

The first pro-gun bill the House has taken up this year was approved by a sizable majority, with gun rights Democrats joining a solid block of Republican supporters. It now goes to the Democratic-controlled Senate, where its chances for passage are less certain.
  

Every state except Illinois has some sort of concealed carry permit. Many have reciprocity agreements with other states, but the legislation would ensure that permit holders could carry a concealed weapon in the other 48 states with permit systems.
  

Democratic critics said the bill would force states with strict standards on issuing permits to accept permits from states with weaker requirements.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

Best of the Web


Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!