S. 2213: Respecting States’ Rights and Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2012
S. 2205: Second Amendment Sovereignty Act of 2012
S. 2188: National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2012
A man who bought guns legally in Colorado but was arrested and slapped with a seven year prison sentence for not having a permit to carry them in New Jersey had two of the three charges filed against him overturned by the state Supreme Court on Friday.
Read the article: The Philadelphia Daily News
Henry County residents told state lawmakers Thursday that pending gun legislation could affect hundreds of local jobs.
Read the article: The Dispatch (Moline, Ill.)
An Illinois state gun rights and gun owners' group is calling a proposed statewide handgun registry "a promise of false hope."
Rahm Emanuel, the mayor of Chicago, recently floated an idea to create a statewide handgun registry and registration fee for owning a handgun.
Read the article: AgriNews
State Rep. Terry Johnson, R McDermott, has introduced House Bill 495, which would modify Ohio's concealed handgun laws. The bill would expand reciprocity agreements to allow Ohio's concealed carry holders to carry in states like Georgia, the last remaining state between Ohio and Florida in which Ohioans cannot carry a concealed weapon.
Read the article: The Portsmouth Daily Times (Ohio)
Mirroring a statewide trend, more MetroWest residents today hold the most common type of gun license available in Massachusetts than two years ago, state firearm records show.
Read the article: The MetroWest Daily News (Framingham, Mass.)