By Tom Knighton
Townhall Media/Beth Baumann
When you think of states like Wyoming, you don’t think of gun control. While it doesn’t have the reputation of Texas when it comes to firearms, it’s not necessarily because it’s anti-gun.
However, a legislative committee in the state just killed a bill designed to expand gun rights.
A Wyoming legislative committee has rejected a bill that would have repealed most gun-free zones in public places.
KGAB-AM reports Senate File 75 failed on a 3-2 vote Wednesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. However, a bill that mirrors the Senate legislation remains alive in the House.
The proposed legislation would override local gun-control laws and allow people to carry concealed guns on school grounds and in other public places.
The bill’s sponsor argued that the Second Amendment itself overrode the restrictions, which I don’t disagree.
Unfortunately, the world we live in isn’t comfortable with that. Even relatively pro-gun people tend to be less than absolutist when it comes to the Second Amendment.
They like the idea of gun free zones and things of that sort.
For some, it’s not a matter of thinking they work so much as giving police the tools needed to punish people who get caught carrying in those places, somehow …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms