SACRAMENTO, Calif. -(Ammoland.com)- Following today’s vote in the House of Representatives to pass concealed carry reciprocity legislation and make changes to the Federal background check system, civil rights advocacy organization Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) has issued the following statement:
Today, the House of Representatives acted to pass what may very well become the most important right to bear arms bill in history. We wish to thank Congressman Richard Hudson for his bold and courageous leadership on this issue, as well as every House member who co-sponsored and voted for this important measure to protect and advance constitutional rights.
Having firsthand experience with hostile, anti-gun jurisdictions and their efforts to deprive people of their fundamental, individual right to bear arms, we applaud this excellent first step in restoring access to the Second and Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantees of individual liberty.
And while we strongly oppose recent additions that give “extra-special gun rights” to Federal judges and other government workers which are not available to law-abiding citizens, we will continue to work towards passage of a strong carry reciprocity framework as well as communicate our concerns and suggestions for reasonable, commonsense amendments to better protect law-abiding people.
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