Saturday, February 23, 2013

Group Aims to Make Idaho a Constitutional Carry State

From the passage of the Brady Act and Assault Weapons Ban in the mid-90’s, to the National Firearms Act of 1934 regulating “gangster weapons,” and even to the Presidency of Andrew Jackson which instituted this country’s first weapons laws, gun control has been a political hot topic.

Now, in 2013 the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut has forced the issue back into the minds and headlines across this nation.

In Idaho, a grassroots organization is looking to, as its President believes; return gun laws in the Gem State to their original Constitutional origins.

"Our main goal is to get our law more in line with what the true meaning of what the Second Amendment was," said Greg Pruett, President of the Idaho Second Amendment Alliance. "By forcing law-abiding people to get concealed carry permits, it's not reducing crime in any way, shape, or form because the criminals don't get a permit."

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