NRA.org, by Mark Chesnut, Editor – Friday, January 6, 2017 –
An important national Right-to-Carry reciprocity bill has been introduced in the U.S. Congress, and the measure is receiving whole-hearted support from the National Rifle Association.
Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., introduced the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 on Tuesday, Congress’ first day in session for 2017. The measure, officially known as H.R. 38, would eliminate the current confusing patchwork of state carry laws by allowing individuals who possess concealed-carry permits from their home state or who are not prohibited from carrying concealed in their home state to exercise those rights in any other state that does not prohibit concealed carry.
“Our Second Amendment right doesn’t disappear when we cross state lines, and this legislation guarantees that,” Hudson said in a statement.