By Tom Knighton
National reciprocity has some far-reaching ramifications for those with concealed carry permits. For one, it will allow those who have been vetted and permitted in their home states to carry a concealed firearm throughout the nation. It’s one of the things gun owners believed we would see with the Republican Party in control of both chambers of Congress and the White House.
Unfortunately, it’s been slow going throughout the year, but now it looks like something is about to happen.
The House of Representatives will vote on national gun-carry reciprocity and gun background check fix bills this week.
The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 and the Fix NICS Act will be combined and likely voted on Wednesday, a GOP aide told the Washington Free Beacon Monday.
“It is my understanding they may be combined,” the aide said. “Rules is meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday. They have both. Floor vote should be Wednesday.”
The House Committee on Rules website shows the texts of the two bills combined as well as an amendment filed by Rep. Dina Titus (D., Nev.) that would strip the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act from the bill. The Republican-controlled committee …Read the Rest
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