Iowa: Right to Keep and Bear Arms Constitutional Amendment Passes Subcommittee

Yesterday, January 25th, a House Judiciary Subcommittee passed House Joint Resolution 13 to propose an amendment to the state constitution guaranteeing “the right of the people to acquire, keep, possess, transport, carry, transfer, and use arms.”  HJR 13 will now go to the House Judiciary Committee, which could take it up for consideration as early as next week.  Please contact committee members today and urge them to SUPPORT this resolution.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact committee members.

West Virginia: Three Pro-Gun Bills Introduced During First Weeks of Session

West Virginia has hit the ground running.  With session having started only two weeks ago, three pro-gun bills have already been introduced.  Two of these bills expand where a person can possess their firearm, while the other seeks to reduce fees for obtaining a concealed carry license in the state of West Virginia.  Please contact your state Delegate and urge them to support HB 4298, HB 4187 and HB 2922.

Indiana: Carry Permit Bills Pass Committees

Yesterday, January 24th, the Indiana House Public Policy Committee passed House Bill 1424 with a vote of 12-1.  Sponsored by Representative Timothy Wesco (R-21), the legislation as passed from the committee would extend the duration of the regular License to Carry a Handgun (LCTH) to five years and remove fees for lifetime licenses. 

Gun Bill Struggling In Florida Senate Passes First House Committee

Rep. Lawrence McClure (R-Plant City) says the goal of his bill is simple.“House Bill 1419 restores the private property rights of churches and other religious institutions,” he said. “It narrowly amends the concealed weapons and firearms’ licensing law, and says specifically, that churches make their own decisions and may allow persons with licenses to carry firearms to carry on church property for security and protection.”