Should we ensure concealed-carry rights travel across state lines, including school zones and federally owned lands?
This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to possess or carry a concealed handgun into another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. This bill also allows qualified individuals to carry or possess a concealed handgun into a school zone and on federally owned lands open to the public. A qualified individual must: (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and (3) carry a valid concealed carry permit issued by, or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in, his or her state of residence. Sponsor: Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] View full bill text ➔
How do you feel?
• State-by-state concealed-carry gun laws differ because gun violence and behavior differs. Leave it to states to know what is best for the safety of their own residents.
• Recent gun violence in schools and other public places shows the need for more law abiding citizens to carry guns.