Sunday, April 28, 2013

SC:Senate passes concealed weapons bill

The state Senate has passed a bill that would allow concealed-weapons permit holders to carry guns into bars and restaurants until midnight -- a victory for Second Amendment advocates.

The bill's 33-5 vote Tuesday with bipartisan support came before next week's deadline for sending bills to the House for possible passage.

The bill is the first to pass either State House chamber aimed at expanding gun rights amid a national debate over whether more or fewer gun laws will protect the country against violence such as the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., last year, and last week's Boston bombings.

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