It eliminates the confusing patchwork of state laws that have ensnared otherwise law-abiding gun owners, and have forced law enforcement to waste their precious time and resources enforcing laws that don't do anything to reduce violent crime.
Additionally, the bill specifies that a qualified individual who lawfully carries or possesses a concealed handgun in another state: (1) is not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing a firearm in a school zone, and (2) may carry or possess the concealed handgun in federally owned lands that are open to the public. He called the bill the "culmination of a 30-year movement recognizing the right of all law-abiding Americans to defend themselves, and their loved ones, including when they cross state lines".
The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Actpassed the House on a 231-198 vote that largely broke along party lines. While I would have preferred that the legislation voted on today - which contains two separate issues - be debated separately, the reciprocity reforms in this bill are too important not to support.
Most states grant hide and carry permits but issuance standards vary significantly between jurisdictions.
Iraq demands US backtrack on Jerusalem
The United States is leading an worldwide coalition helping Iraq fight Islamic State and has provided air and ground support. The PMF is government sanctioned and formally reports to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office.
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Although permits are not required in Kansas, the state does issue some concealed-carry permits for bodyguards and others who now must take guns across state lines, or who want proof of their qualifications for business purposes. Leonard Lance (R-7) and Chris Smith (R-4)- voted no on the legislation, the first gun-related bill to be put up for a House vote since the deadly October mass shooting in Las Vegas. He said police aren't now able to determine whether a person carrying a loaded gun has a valid permit to do so, because a national database of such permits doesn't exist. "The irony is not lost on me; this bill epitomizes federal overreach and undermines states' rights to regulate firearms - especially in states like New Jersey who have made tremendous progress to limit the proliferation of guns", she said. Mikie Sherrill, the most successful fundraiser now facing Frelinghuysen, quickly issued a statement opposing his vote on the bill.
Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords called the vote "unthinkable".
Asked to clarify the meaning behind White's message, Clark said it denotes that "they want to put them hands on him". But that didn't make him feel any better it. "Man, I don't know what to say on that".
Former players LeRoy Butler and Domonique Foxworth also expressed safety concerns that Goodell remains tasked with addressing. Video below - via Mark Kaboly of The Athletic Pittsburgh - in case you want to watch it, and you should, because it's epic.
Of course, some have accused the couple of "politicizing" their son's heart problem, which McNearney says is nonsense. Kimmel's infant son, Billy, had his third scheduled and successful heart surgery on Monday morning.
Vienna, Dec 7 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that Ukraine was the sole sticking point keeping the United States and Russian Federation from forging a closer relationship, suggesting that all other disputes were secondary.
When is the Champions League Round of 16 draw? Chelsea: Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Besiktas , Spartak Moscow or Sevilla. Pep Guardiola's men have shown little sign of fatigue on Champions League nights, storming to the top of Group F in style.
LiAngelo was suspended by UCLA after shoplifting during a basketball trip to China , and is no longer attending classes. A professional team in Lithuania has offered the Ball Brothers a job, but not the one they are looking for.
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Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track International Business Machines Corporation 16 of them rate its stock a hold. It dived, as 100 investors sold IBM shares while 695 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes.
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The highly-rated headlights, for example, do not come standard on base models and many vehicles lack crash avoidance technology. The Institute's headlight ratings also are relatively new, with the first ones being released in March 2016.
Met Éireann issues snow-ice warning for country
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Record Da Vinci painting to be exhibited at Louvre Abu Dhabi
Buyers from the Middle East and Asia have been snapping up masterpieces to fill regional museums - and pushing prices ever higher. Christie's said the artwork will be going to the museum, but declined to say whether the Louvre Abu Dhabi bought the painting.