Posted February 23, 2017 6:05 am by Comments

By Pamela Jablonski

concealed carry

Indiana’s HB1071 passed in the Indiana House with a 71 – 26 vote and is now headed to the State Senate. If the bill becomes law, according to Guy Relford, prominent Indiana firearms attorney and Second Amendment advocate:

“This will allow those lawfully able to possess a firearm, and found to be at the greatest risk, the ability to protect themselves.”

This Bill essentially states that anyone who meets the following criteria can legally carry a concealed firearm for personal protection:

  • Must be a woman or man over the age of 21.
  • Must have obtained an order of protection as a result of being a victim of sexual assault, domestic violence, or stalking.
  • Must be eligible under all federal and Indiana state laws to legally purchase, own, and carry a concealed firearm.

The ability to carry concealed under this law is only supported for 60 days starting from either the day a personal protection order is granted, or from the day the individual applies for their carry license.

Sean Eberhart, R-Shelbyville, the author, said it is voluntary and not all women will feel comfortable. But for those fearful of going to work or church or the grocery (store) after a protective …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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