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In the United States, the term constitutional carry, also calle...

wikipedia - 16 Sep 2016
In the United States, the term constitutional carry, also called permitless carry, is a neologism for the legal carrying of a handgun, both openly and concealed, without the requirement of a government permit. The phrase does not typically refer to the unrestricted carrying of a long gun, a knife, or other weapons. The scope and applicability of such laws or proposed legislation can vary from state to state.
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Indiana panel opens cautious door to constitutional carry - 31 Oct 2017
“I believe it's wrong to require a license to exercise a Constitutional right,” said state Rep. Jim Lucas, R-Seymour who plans to introduce a measure next year to bring constitutional carry to the state. “The only people who would be affected by this ...
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Wisconsin Constitutional Carry Coming Up for a Vote in Senate

AmmoLand Shooting Sports News - 23 Oct 2017
When the last 12 or 13 states have instituted Constitutional Carry, crime rates have continued to drop. Those states show the freedom to keep and carry weapons has no real downside. Those who demand an unarmed population detest that idea. The bill, SB ...
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GOP vows to ease gun access in Mich.

The Detroit News - 30 Oct 2017
Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, has been ambivalent about the so-called “constitutional carry” package. But Meekhof says increased gun access legislation could advance when public furor subsides over the Oct. 1 country music concert ...
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ANOTHER VIEW: Gun-shy committee didn't do its job - 17 Nov 2017
The report comes after the committee heard more than 10 hours of testimony from those supporting and opposing constitutional carry legislation. That includes numerous law enforcement professionals who testified against repealing Indiana's law. Lucas ...
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Alabama leads nation in concealed weapons permits

Montgomery Advertiser - 05 Nov 2017
“Some people in these states choose to obtain permits so that they can carry in other states that have reciprocity agreements with their states,” writes John. R. Lott Jr., of the center. “However, because of these constitutional carry states, the ...
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Emotions run high during Politech's gun control forum

The Daily Toreador - 17 Nov 2017
"Would I support (constitutional carry), not only would I support it, I would probably initiate the legislation," Grisham said. "I would sponsor it, I would co-author it, I would walk it through the halls, carry it like it was my very own." Hasty was ...
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Capitol staff has limits on firearms

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - 19 Nov 2017
INDIANAPOLIS – Hundreds of legislative staffers can now carry handguns in the Indiana Statehouse and adjacent state office buildings – but the newfound freedom isn't without limitation. Lawmakers this year passed a law allowing those who work in the ...
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All The President's Judges

WBUR - 16 Nov 2017
This week on Freak Out And Carry On, Ron Suskind and Heather Cox Richardson talk with Alicia Bannon, senior counsel at the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice. They discuss President Trump's controversial judicial nominees and the ...
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Letter: Gun sales

Charleston Post Courier - 11 Nov 2017
This is in reference to the church shooting in Texas. I called S.C. Democratic Rep. James Clyburn's office and left a heartfelt message. Sadly and unfortunately we know the pain that Texas is feeling. With all due respect, the sentiments of Sen. Tim ...
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Letter: Thoughts about licensing a constitutional right

Brown County Democrat - 21 Oct 2017
I believe it wrong to require a license to exercise a constitutional right and have introduced gun rights legislation known as “constitutional carry” that eliminates this cumbersome and expensive burden on innocent people. The only people affected by ...
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Grab a Gun, Go See Your State Representative

Memphis Daily News - 08 Nov 2017
He backs the “constitutional carry” idea allowing people to carry guns at any time and any place without a permit and contends the U.S. Constitution clearly backs such a provision. In the days leading up to the move from Legislative Plaza to Cordell ...
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Morse Town Hall

The Union Leader - 14 Nov 2017
To the Editor: When it comes to thinking about government, many of us think about the gridlock in Washington, career politicians, and an overall inability to move anything forward. But, people tend to forget the policies that affect us most are ...
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State Democrats push for new laws to curb gun violence

San Antonio Express-News - 08 Nov 2017
While an effort failed this year to let gun owners carry without any license, a policy known as constitutional carry, some lawmakers and advocates hope to revive the bill in future legislative sessions. Rep. Ramon Romero Jr., D-Fort Worth, questioned ...
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Why federal law should have stopped Devin Kelley from buying guns - 07 Nov 2017
However, that denial would not have prevented him from purchasing or carrying the assault weapon. That's because Texas is essentially a “constitutional carry” state when it comes to “long guns,” meaning people can openly carry assault-style rifles ...

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