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Justices: Ruling stands on concealed guns in courthouses

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi Supreme Court says it will not reconsider its earlier ruling that judges were wrong to ban people with enhanced concealed-carry licenses from taking guns into courthouses. In June, the high court [...]
Appeals court blocks strict DC concealed carry permit law
WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal appeals court has blocked a District of Columbia law that makes it difficult for gun owners to get concealed carry permits. A divided three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled [...]
Law allowing concealed firearms with no permit a year old
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) – Exactly one year after it went into effect, an Idaho gun law that allows people to carry concealed firearms without a permit has had little effect on crime rates, state law enforcement officials said. It [...]
State laws will expand concealed guns to public facilities
Starting Saturday, concealed guns will be permitted at college campuses in Georgia and Kansas, more public buildings and bus stations in Tennessee, and at the Iowa state Capitol as new laws take effect continuing the steady expansion of gun [...]
New legislation aims to get rid of concealed pistol licenses
LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan residents could soon carry concealed pistols without a permit under legislation making its way through the Legislature. A four-bill package looks to remove the restriction of needing a concealed pistol license [...]
GOP leader says talks delaying debate on concealed guns bill
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A Kansas legislative leader says negotiations between the National Rifle Association and the University of Kansas Health System are delaying debate on a bill aimed at keeping concealed guns out of public hospitals. Senate [...]
Gun rights rally puts concealed weapons rules in crosshairs
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Hundreds of gun rights supporters are taking their cause to the state Capitol, pushing for an agenda that includes looser rules for carrying concealed weapons. A “Make the Second Amendment Great Again” rally [...]
Kansas Senate backs down from floor debate on concealed guns
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Senate has backed away from a floor debate on the state’s controversial concealed carry law and opted to send a bill back to committee. Senators on Tuesday voted to send back a bill that would allow public [...]
Georgia colleges now must implement concealed handgun law
ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia’s public university presidents and police chiefs were strongly opposed to letting people carry concealed handguns on college campuses. Now that Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the campus-carry law, it falls on them [...]

Debate over concealed carry stalls in Kansas House

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Opponents of Kansas’ concealed carry law failed on Tuesday to force a debate over guns at college campuses and hospitals. The House voted 44 to 81 against a debate, leaving opponents and supporters to continue talks [...]