Louisiana: Senate Committee Passes Constitutional Carry Legislation

LA Looks to Reduce "Gun Free Zones"
Louisiana Senate passed constitutional carry yesterday. IMG iStock-884171322

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Monday, April 19th, the Louisiana Senate Judiciary C Committee passed Constitutional Carry legislation, Senate Bill 118, by a 3 to 2 vote.  The measure now heads to the Senate Floor for further consideration. Please contact your State Senator and ask them to SUPPORT Senate Bill 118.

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Senate Bill 118 removes the requirement for law-abiding individuals to obtain a concealed handgun permit before being allowed to carry concealed, a handgun for self-defense.  This important legislation ensures that citizens are able to exercise their right to self-defense without government red tape or delays.  SB 118 does not affect previously issued carry permits and allows citizens who still wish to obtain a permit in order to carry in other states recognizing Louisiana permits, to do so.

Again, please contact your State Senator and ask them to SUPPORT Senate Bill 118.


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