Norton Thanks Raskin For Amendment To Protect Nation’s Capital From National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill
Norton Thanks Raskin for Amendment to Protect Nation’s Capital from National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) thanked Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD), who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, for offering an amendment today that would exempt the District of Columbia from 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. Norton spoke in support of the amendment this morning at a House Democratic Caucus meeting. The amendment failed by voice vote.
“I do not serve on the Judiciary Committee, but Representative Raskin, who has been a leading champion of equality for the …