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“National Right to Carry Reciprocity Act of 2012” introduced in U.S. Senate

“National Right to Carry Reciprocity Act of 2012” introduced in U.S. Senate

Today, March 13, U.S. Senators Mark Begich (D-Alaska) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) introduced S. 2188, the “National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2012.”  The bill is the Senate companion to H. R. 822,which was approved by the U. S. House last November by a vote of 272-154. S. 2188, like H.R. 822, would allow any person with a valid state-issued…

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National Right-to-Carry Bill Under Attack

National Right-to-Carry Bill Under Attack

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security recently held a hearing on H.R. 822, the "National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011." This critically important bill, introduced earlier this year by Congressmen Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) and Heath Shuler (D-N.C.) and cosponsored by more than 240 of their colleagues, would enable millions…

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Ever Vigilant – A Natural Right

Ever Vigilant – A Natural Right

I took a quick scan of the area as I parked the car in the local Waffle House parking lot. Sensing nothing was amiss, I continued to lock the car and walk to the entrance of the business. Scanning my immediate area is just a habit with me. Some might say that I am paranoid.…

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National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Bill Reintroduced

HR 822, the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Bill, has been reintroduced with the hope that the new Congress will be more enthusiastic about passing it.  The current bill provides that anyone who has a valid firearm carry permit can use that permit in any other state that issues concealed weapons themselves, provided they are not a…

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