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Concealed Carry Laws

Guns and Georgia

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The Georgia legislature passed, and the governor signed, the "Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014." The purpose of that act is to make Georgia a safer place. The way that is accomplished is by increasing the places into which people with concealed carry permits can carry guns.

Illinois Prosecutor Criticized Over Concealed Carry

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 06.08.2013 | Chicago

ST. LOUIS -- A state's attorney who has decided to stop prosecuting Illinois' last-in-the-nation ban on having guns in public said Friday a federal co...

Supreme Court Fight Looms Over Gun Rights

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The next big issue in the national debate over guns – whether people have a right to be armed in public – is moving clo...

High Court Battle Looms Over Right To Carry A Gun

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 02.15.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — The next big issue in the national debate over guns – whether people have a right to be armed in public – is moving clo...

New Coalition Aims To Block Concealed Carry Law From Passage

Posted 11.27.2012 | Chicago

Chicago community leaders have formed a new coalition to help keep Illinois the lone state that bans concealed carry, running in direct opposition to ...

Some State AGs Would Rather Please the NRA Than Enforce the Law

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The letter signed by 23 state Attorneys General in support of the National Rifle Association's bill to nationalize concealed carry of handguns suggests that, for those public officials, pandering to the gun lobby is far more important than doing the job they were sworn to perform.

Sam Stein

Dianne Feinstein Places Hold On Controversial Concealed Weapon Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Tuesday placed a hold on two controversial pieces of legislation that would force states that a...

House Votes On Huge Changes To Concealed Carry Laws

AP | By JIM ABRAMS | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A state permit to carry a concealed firearm would be valid in almost every other state in the country under legislation the House passed...