- Constitutional carry continues to grow in popularity among states
The number of persons in the U.S. with concealed-carry permits continues to surge and has reached an all-time high of 15 million. More than 6 percent of adults in the U.S. have a permit to carry a concealed weapon; in 10 states, more than 10 percent of adults hold concealed-carry permits.
- Would allow residents of states with strict gun laws to circumvent certain carry restrictions
C-SPAN reported that Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) said, “In Louisiana, Senator, we believe that love is the answer. But we also believe that we have the right under the Constitution to own a gun, just in case. Could you share with me your thoughts on the Second Amendment?”
Berlin (CNSNews.com) – The Czech Republic has resisted calls by the European Union’s executive Commission to tighten gun controls in response to terror attacks, forcing the E.C. to alter its proposals, allowing for the private ownership of semi-automatic weapons.
On January 3 – the first day of the 115th Congress – Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC-8) introduced national concealed carry reciprocity legislation.
What follows is a list containing examples of everyday Americans doing exactly what the left decries as a fabrication of the mind — namely, using firearms to defend their own lives and the lives of others.
Ohio issued 25,474 concealed carry permits during the 3rd quarter of 2016, a “59 percent” increase over the number of permits issued during the same period in 2015.