U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- My gut reaction to H.R. 38 was this is amazing, I could not believe it was happening. Instantly I was dreaming of being able to carry a firearm for self-defense in places like my home state of New Jersey. After hearing the reasons why Congressman Massie and Amash oppose the bill, I was shocked to find myself in agreeance with them.
H.R. 38: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a means by which nonresidents of a State whose residents may carry concealed firearms may also do so in the State.
From the NRA:
The National Rifle Association applauded the United States House of Representatives on Wednesday for passing the most far-reaching expansion of self-defense rights in modern American history. The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 passed with bipartisan support in a 231-198 vote.
“This vote marks a watershed moment for Second Amendment rights,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director, National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action. “The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act is the culmination of a 30-year movement recognizing the right of all law-abiding Americans to defend …Read the Rest