NEWS: House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

On Wednesday, December 6, the House of Representatives approved legislation known as the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. The bill allows those people with permits for carrying concealed handguns to do so in any state that allows concealed weapons.

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This was the first major firearms-related bill brought to congress since the massacres in Texas and Las Vegas this year. It passed 231 R-198 D, with 6 Democrats supporting and 14 Republicans opposing.

Included in this House GOP gun package is a proposal to improve the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, the national system of criminal background checks managed by the FBI.

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However, similar Senate legislation still faces an uncertain future, with top Democrats and other gun-control advocates rallying in opposition on Capitol Hill.

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