Thursday, September 14, 2017
USCCA: Bring National Reciprocity Legislation to a Vote
U.S. Concealed Carry Association Calls on Congressional Leadership to Bring National Reciprocity Legislation to a Vote
Congress has an Opportunity This Fall to Pass Concealed Carry Reciprocity
West Bend, WI – As Congress convenes for its first full week after being away during the month of August, the United States Concealed Carry Association is urging legislators to follow through on their promise to pass national concealed carry reciprocity, which would ensure that concealed carry permits issued in one state would be considered valid in the other 49 states.
Senator John Cornyn introduced the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act through S.446 earlier this year and Congressman Richard Hudson did the same through the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 in H.R.446. Both bills would ensure that concealed carry permits issued in one state would be respected in them all.
"Responsibly armed Americans all across the country have long hoped for national concealed carry reciprocity and voted for their representatives with the understanding this legislation would become law," said Tim Schmidt, Founder & President of the United States Concealed Carry Association. "Concealed Carry Reciprocity legislation in H.R.38 and S.446 has been waiting for a vote, and now is the time to make that happen. We urge our leaders in Congress to take up a vote on this legislation so that national concealed carry reciprocity can make it to the President's desk for his signature."
The U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) provides education, training and self-defense insurance to responsible American gun owners. Headquartered in West Bend, WI, the USCCA is the largest and fastest-growing association whose sole focus is the responsibly armed American.
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