State Level Issues

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GAMECHANGER: Ron DeSantis Says He Expects 'Constitutional Carry' to Pass THIS YEAR
Second Amendment supporters in Florida have been screaming for Constitutional Carry for years. Read More.
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New Tennessee Legislation Would Allow Lawful 18-Year-Olds Carry Handguns Without a Government Permit
In 2021, Tennessee improved its pro-Second Amendment standing by passing Constitutional Carry, the simple idea that any lawful individual should be allowed to carry a firearm without having to beg the government for permission.  Now, Tennessee wants to further bolster its image by passing a bill that would lower the minimum age for lawful Tennesseans to carry a handgun. Read More.
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Denver City Council Committee Delayed Vote on Concealed Weapon Prohibition in City-Owned Buildings
Will Denver become a safe space for civilian disarmament? On April 13, 2022, the Denver City Council’s Safety, Housing, Education and Homelessness Committee delayed its vote on a bill that would limit concealed carry in buildings owned, leased by or leased to the city, in addition to Denver parks. Now the vote is set for April 27. Read More.
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Utah Governor Spencer Cox Signs Bill Strengthening the State’s Preemption Bill
Utah is not going to let the Left turn its cities into anti-gun power bases.  On March 24, 2022,  Governor Spencer Cox signed Senate Bill 115 to strengthen Utah’s firearm preemption law. Read More.
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Will Missouri Pass 2 New Pro-Gun Bills?
Will Missouri lawmakers continue strengthening the state's pro-Second Amendment profile? Read More.
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Constitutional Carry is Now on Georgia Governor Brian Kemp's Desk
Georgia is on the verge of becoming the 25th Constitutional Carry state.    Senate Bill 319, Georgia’s Constitutional Carry bill, was passed in the Georgia Senate 34-22 and is now going to Governor Brian Kemp’s desk for signature.   Read More.
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South Dakota Continues Sticking it to Gun Control Inc by Passing 3 Pro-Second Amendment Bills
While passing Constitutional Carry is a good thing, there’s a lot of other gun control measures that have to be rolled back. In 2019, South Dakota passed Constitutional Carry during a year that Oklahoma and Kentucky passed said legislation.   Read More.
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Florida Gun Rights Calls for Special Session to Pass Constitutional Carry
The 2022 session of the Florida State Legislature ended in disappointment as Florida’s political class refused to bring up Constitutional Carry for a vote. Yet another session went by as Constitutional Carry died and no public vote on said legislation occurred. For people who have been involved in Constitutional Carry legislative campaigns for well over 5 years, this scene is all-too familiar.  Read More.
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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Vetoes Bill Protecting the Right to Bear Arms During Times of Emergency
Thanks to the massive polarization of American politics along partisan lines, it has become very predictable in determining how a politician will vote. This is especially true for politicians holding statewide office. Democrats generally vote for gun control whereas Republicans vote against the idea or advance pro-gun reforms if they have pro-liberty tendencies. Read More.
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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds Takes a Firm Stance Against Gun Control
Strong political leadership is hard to find among statewide office holders these days. Most political leaders govern by polling and don’t take any significant political risk on issues concerning individual liberties.  For example, the average Republican politician will cower in the wake of controversial mass shooting incidents. Some will even go as far as to propose their own versions of gun control.  Read More.
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Indiana is Now the 24th Constitutional Carry State
The Hoosier State is now joining the growing list of states that respects the unalienable right to bear arms.    On March 21, 2022, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed Constitutional Carry into law.  In doing so, Indiana became the 24th state where lawful citizens no longer have to beg the government for permission to exercise their right to bear arms.  Read More.
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US District Court Gives Gun Control Inc. a Black Eye by Striking Down Rhode Island Stun Gun Ban
Is there hope for rolling back gun control in blue states? ​​​​​​​The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island ruled that Rhode Island’s ban on the possession of stun guns was unconstitutional per the Second Amendment.  Read More.
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Ohio Becomes the 23rd State to Pass Constitutional Carry
Earlier this week, Ohio joined the ranks of sensible states that actually believe in the right to self-defense. On March 14, 2022, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed SB 215, Ohio’s Constitutional Carry bill, into law.   Read More.
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Boulder and a Coalition of Other Anti-Gun Cities in Colorado Want to Create Anti-Second Amendment Safe Spaces
Boulder, Colorado is trying to become an anti-gun safe space. And it’s likely working with other anti-gun cities to realize this anti-constitutional vision.  Since the Boulder, Colorado mass shooting of March 22, 2021, which saw a deranged individual kill 10 people , Colorado gun control activists have been working overtime to further solidify Colorado's status as one of the most anti-Second Amendment states in the nation.   Read More.
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Georgia House Passes Constitutional Carry Bill
Will the Peach State become the 23rd state to restore the right to bear arms? On March 11, 2022, the Georgia House passed Constitutional Carry bill HB 1358. HB 1358 was passed on a 94-57 vote on the evening of March 11, according to a report by Fox 5 Atlanta.  Read More.

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