States Keep Advancing The Second Amendment

States Keep Advancing The Second Amendment

We are all painfully aware of the deluge of anti-Second Amendment messaging emanating from the folks in charge in our nation’s capital. In spite of this, many states have been countering the attempts to push unconstitutional restrictions on law-abiding gun owners by the Biden-Schumer-Pelosi regime by enacting laws that move the needle on the gauge of freedom ever closer to where our Founders intended. Here is a rundown of just some of the pro-gun reforms NRA-ILA has helped to introduce and get signed into law. Permitless Carry Continues to Spread Previously, we told you that Utah and Montana became the 17th and 18th states, respectively, to enact permitless carry laws. Such laws allow law-abiding citizens to lawfully carry concealed firearms for personal protection without first seeking permission from the government. The permitless-carry club has now expanded to 21 members with the addition of Iowa, Tennessee and Texas . Right to Self-Defense Expands in Other Ways New permitless-carry states are not the only way that the Second Amendment is being expanded. In North Dakota, where permitless carry has been on the books since 2017, Gov. Doug Burgum (R) signed a number of bills in April that enhanced the right to self-defense. Included were an expansion of what firearms can be carried in a vehicle for personal protection, an increase in the number of places where law-abiding residents may carry firearms, a reduction in permitless-carry residency requirements and the removal of certain minor violations that would disqualify individuals from carrying firearms. […]

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