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I know – let the peasants kill each other.

15 Nov

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:

OpenCongress Summary

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.

Official Summary

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

See opencongress link above for complete co-sponsor list and their “money trail” for more info on how campaign contributions may be influencing senators’ and representatives’ votes.
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