By Tom Knighton
Most “fact checker” sites tend to have a bit of a liberal bias. Snopes is notoriously bad about finding any nook and cranny possible to defend liberal politicians or attack conservative ones. PolitiFact, however, tends to be a bit better than most.
But that’s a low bar, to be sure.
However, they took aim at a bit of hysteria surrounding national reciprocity, and it doesn’t work out well for the anti-gun zealots.
On the eve of the vote, one Democratic lawmaker warned the expansion of concealed-carry rights would prevent states from keeping guns away from schools.
“There are 12 states that don’t require permits for carrying guns. Under #HR38, someone from one of those states could travel to your community and walk right into a school zone with a loaded weapon, no matter what local laws say,” Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., tweeted Dec. 5, referring to House Resolution 38. “This bill is a nightmare. #StopCCR.”
As the House-passed bill moves to the Senate, we decided to look at whether Boyle’s claim about the effects on state gun laws was correct. It turns out his read on the bill is misleading.
Boyle said the concealed carry bill would allow residents of certain states to …Read the Rest
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