Saturday, March 21, 2015

West Virginia Governor Vetoes Constitutional Carry

Governor Tomblin wasted no time once the West Virginia legislature adjourned sin die.  The bill could have been overridden with simple majorities while the legislature was in session.  The Legislature adjourned yesterday.  Tomblin vetoed the bill this morning.  From
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed Senate Bill 347, creating the Firearms Act of 2015.
The bill would have allowed someone to carry a concealed weapon without a permit. Tomblin cited his concerns for the public safety of law enforcement officers.
 Second amendment supporters in the legislature have vowed to consider the legisislation next year.  SB 347 had passed with overwhelming, bi-partisan majorities in both houses.   The Senate passed it 32-2, and the House passed it 71-29

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