Journalists, bloggers or anyone else who intentionally publishes concealed carry handgun permit information would be subject to stiff penalties under a bill passed by the Louisiana Senate on Tuesday. Two other gun bills also were approved.
House Bill 8, sponsored by state Rep. Jeff Thompson, R Bossier City, would penalize the release of concealed handgun permit information. The bill was approved 33 2 with New Orleans Democrats Karen Carter Peterson and Edwin Murray voting against it.
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