The national debate over gun control, accelerated in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shooting, will take center stage at the Louisiana legislative session that begins April 8. In recent weeks, state lawmakers have introduced four bills on gun safety and ownership rights, two of which directly oppose recent gun control proposals from the White House as a violation of Second Amendment rights.
The two others touch on firearm safety and usage in the school and home. Additional legislation on gun control, safety and ownerships rights are expected in the coming weeks.
Read the article: The Times Picayune (New Orleans, La.)