HTTP/2 200 date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 16:34:50 GMT content-type: text/html; charset=UTF-8 set-cookie: __cfduid=dfcffba85806a86e3d308519380397f6c1609864490; expires=Thu, 04-Feb-21 16:34:50 GMT; path=/; domain=.www.nssf.org; HttpOnly; SameSite=Lax vary: Accept-Encoding vary: Accept-Encoding x-pingback: https://www.nssf.org/xmlrpc.php set-cookie: cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary=yes; expires=Tue, 05-Jan-2021 17:25:16 GMT; Max-Age=3600; path=/ link: ; rel="https://api.w.org/" link: ; rel="alternate"; type="application/json" link: ; rel=shortlink x-powered-by: WP Engine x-cacheable: SHORT vary: Accept-Encoding,Cookie cache-control: max-age=600, must-revalidate x-cache: HIT: 11 x-cache-group: normal set-cookie: cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary=yes; expires=Tue, 05-Jan-2021 17:25:16 GMT; Max-Age=3600; path=/ cf-cache-status: DYNAMIC cf-request-id: 0774ffc551000073e95c22f000000001 expect-ct: max-age=604800, report-uri="https://report-uri.cloudflare.com/cdn-cgi/beacon/expect-ct" server: cloudflare cf-ray: 60ce9be8791073e9-IAD NSSF Hails Rep. Richard Hudson’s Concealed Carry Reciprocity Legislation • NSSF

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January 5, 2021


H.R. 38 Would End Patchwork of Confusing Gun Law for CC Permit Holders

NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the firearm industry’s trade association, hailed U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson’s (R-N.C.) introduction of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2021, H.R. 38[3], on the first day of the 117th Congress. The legislation was introduced with bipartisan support and 154 original co-sponsors, demonstrating the wide-ranging support for protecting law-abiding concealed carry permit holders from navigating a patchwork of varying gun control laws when crossing a state line.

The bill aims to eliminate the confusion of varying state-by-state laws and provide protection for Second Amendment rights for permit holders. The legislation would allow handgun owners who are legally permitted and authorized by their home state to carry a concealed firearm in other states while complying with the laws of each state – much in the same way a driver’s license is recognized.

“This legislation provides an answer to the confusing patchwork of laws surrounding concealed carry permits, particularly with regard to states where laws make unwitting criminals out of legal permit holders for a simple mistake of a wrong traffic turn,” said Lawrence Keane, NSSF Senior Vice President and General Counsel. “It safeguards a state’s right to

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