Norton Files Amendment Tying National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill To Current Ban On Guns In U.S. Capitol Buildings And Grounds


Norton Files Amendment Tying National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill to Current Ban on Guns in U.S. Capitol Buildings and Grounds

Dec 4, 2017

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that she filed an amendment today at the House Rules Committee to prohibit the provisions of a bill (H.R. 38) that would require every jurisdiction to recognize out-of-state concealed carry handgun permits, even though states have different requirements for such permits, from taking effect until the federal law prohibiting guns in U.S. Capitol buildings and grounds is repealed.  Norton successfully fought a bill, sponsored by Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY), that would have required only the District of Columbia to recognize out-of-state permits, but the Massie bill has …

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