GOA Pushing Constitutional Carry, Suppressor Deregulation

GOA Pushing Constitutional Carry, Suppressor Deregulation

Gun Rights

Opinion GOA Pushing Constitutional Carry USA – -( AmmoLand.com )- While the media has been hyper-focused on bad gun control bills at the national level, the reality is that good things are happening around the country. Just last week, Idaho’s Governor Brad Little signed a GOA-backed Constitutional Carry Expansion into law. Rep. Christy Zito authored the bill, which was also pushed inside the state by the Idaho Second Amendment Alliance. Idaho already had Constitutional Carry, but only for those who were 21-years-old and above. So the new law in the Gem State will drop the age for permitless concealed carry for those who are 18-years-old. Idaho is not the first state to improve its concealed carry laws this year. Three other states passed GOA-supported bills, thus entering them into the Constitutional Carry Club for the first time: South Dakota (January), Oklahoma (February) and Kentucky (March). This brings the total number of permitless carry states to 17. GOA pushing deregulation of suppressors GOA is pushing legislation to deregulate suppressors and allow gun owners to purchase them, as they would any other firearm accessory. And at the state level, GOA is supporting legislation to decriminalize the possession of suppressors. For example, in Texas, HB 2286 would keep state officials from arresting any gun owner who possessed a suppressor without paying the NFA tax. To help mobilize grassroots support, GOA’s field director Rachel Malone produced a “myth buster” video where she takes on three of the most common misunderstandings relating to suppressors. […]

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