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Concealed Handgun License No Longer Needed in Maine

Concealed Handgun License No Longer Needed in Maine

As of October 15th, 2015, Maine law allows for the concealed carry of a handgun without a permit for residents and non-residents that are legally allowed to own a firearm. There are some limitations; with some exceptions carry is limited to people over the age of 21. The law also limits where one may carry. …

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Maine Gov. LePage Signs Concealed Weapons Bills

Maine Gov. LePage Signs Concealed Weapons Bills

Gov. Paul LePage has signed into law three bills expanding the rights of concealed weapons permit holders in Maine. One of the bills, signed Tuesday, would bar businesses from prohibiting employees who have concealed firearms permits from keeping a firearm in their vehicle, as long as the vehicle is locked and the firearm is not…

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Maine Relaxes Gun Laws for State Parks

Maine Relaxes Gun Laws for State Parks

Carrying a concealed weapon in your local bar,  your parked car at work or the halls of the State House should remain off limits, House members decided Tuesday while relaxing restrictions at state parks and historic sites. While opponents of three proposals debated Tuesday in the House of Representatives said loosening concealed weapons rules would…

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Self-Defense and Firearm Legislation to be Considered Soon in Maine

Self-Defense and Firearm Legislation to be Considered Soon in Maine

NRA-backed self-defense legislation will be up for a possible vote this week in Augusta.  Unfortunately, the anti-gun community is still working hard to stop these bills from becoming law. Today, the Joint Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee released Legislative Document 35, which was previously voted “ought to pass” by a 7 to 6 vote.  LD 35 will…

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Maine Bills Seek Improvement in Carry Laws

Maine Bills Seek Improvement in Carry Laws

Under current law, average Mainers who want to carry a gun hidden from view must apply for a concealed-firearms permit and even then are prohibited from bringing a gun into schools, courthouses, the Maine State House and other locations. One proposal under consideration by the Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, LD 1347, would allow permit…

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