Page: “Sire, sire, the peasants are revolting!”
King: “You can say that again.”
Coming up for a vote soon in the House:
National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011 – H.R. 822
Information on bill from: http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h822/show#
Summary of bill as worded by opencongress:
Would require all states to allow out-of-state visitors to carry concealed firearms as long as the laws of the visitors’ home states allow them to do so.
2/18/2011–Introduced.National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011 – Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is carrying a government-issued photographic identification document and a valid permit to carry a concealed firearm in one state, and who is not prohibited from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm under federal law, to carry a concealed handgun (other than a machinegun or destructive device) in another state in accordance with the restrictions of that state.
Sponsor: Clifford Stearns, R-Fl
co-sponsors: 245 [Note: the House has 435 members.]
Committees: House Judiciary
House Judiciary – Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
Organizations supporting: NRA, Buckeye Firearms Assoc.
Organizations opposing: Brady Campaign, Mayors Against Illegal Guns