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BATFE Issues Open Letter to Nevada FFLs Announcing NICS Exemption

BATFE Issues Open Letter to Nevada FFLs Announcing NICS Exemption

In a letter dated August 26, 2011, Arthur Herbert, Assistant Director of the Enforcement Programs and Services Division of the BATFE, announced that concealed carry weapons (CCW) permit holders will be exempt from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) provided the permit was issued after July 1, 2011.  According to this letter: The […]

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Gun Rights Groups in Nevada Celebrate Legislative Victories

Gun Rights Groups in Nevada Celebrate Legislative Victories

Gun rights advocates held a form of a victory rally to celebrate a new concealed weapons law signed by Nevada Governor Sandoval. Their next target is repealing Clark County’s requirement for gun owners to register their weapons with local police. The sounds of gunfire ring out inside Discount Firearms and Ammo’s gun range. But the sounds […]

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Concealed Weapons Permits of 15 States to Be Accepted in Nevada

Concealed Weapons Permits of 15 States to Be Accepted in Nevada

The Nevada Sheriffs’ and Chiefs’ Association members agreed at a meeting last month to recognize the carry concealed weapon permits of 15 states as being valid in Nevada beginning July 1. The states agreed to at the May 5 meeting are: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, […]

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Legislative Hurdles Imperil Nevada CCW Reform

Legislative Hurdles Imperil Nevada CCW Reform

Democrats attempt to derail Nevada CCW reform by referring a unanimously passed bill (AB282) back to a Senate conference room to die a slow death as the 2011 State Legislature draws to a close. As we reported previously, it seemed like a shoe-in for a common-sense approach to Nevada’s CCW system. AB282 passed the Assembly […]

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Nevada Campus Carry Bill Passes Senate

Nevada Campus Carry Bill Passes Senate

A bill allowing Nevadans to carry concealed weapons on college campuses passed the Senate today and now heads to the Assembly for consideration as the legislative session draws to a close. Senate Bill 231, sponsored by Sen. John Lee, D-North Las Vegas, passed 15-6. Current law prohibits anyone from carrying a concealed weapon on the […]

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Nevada Passes Concealed Carry Reform

Nevada Passes Concealed Carry Reform

By an overwhelming majority vote in the State Legislature, the State of Nevada passed AB282, Concealed Carry reform which allows permit holders to carry any semiautomatic handgun of their choice after qualifying with one, protects the privacy of permit holders, eliminates the “background check and fee” when purchasing a new firearm and keeps the cost […]

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Nevada Campus Carry Bill Introduced – SB231

Yesterday, March 9, 2011, Nevada Senate Bill 231 was introduced that would allow current Nevada concealed carry permit holders carry on the property of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Current law only allows permit holders to carry on campus if they have written permission by the president of a branch or facility of the System. […]

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