On Wednesday (Dec 6), the House of Representatives passed a controversial bill which allows holders of concealed-carry permits to tote their concealed weapons across state lines. The bill, touted by the National Rifle Association as its "highest legislative priority," easily passed with a vote of 231 to 198.
The bill would treat concealed-carry permits similar to driver's licenses, allowing permit holders to legally carry concealed weapons in any state that allows them, regardless of state-specific permitting restrictions.
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Source: The Washington Post