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Arkansas: Pro-Gun Bill Passes General Assembly, Heads to Governor

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Arkansas: Pro-Gun Bill Passes General Assembly, Heads to Governor

House Bill 1190, which removes the restriction on certain individuals between the ages of 18 and 21 from obtaining a concealed carry permit, has been reported out of the House of Representatives and sent to Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) for his consideration. 

HB 1190 was introduced by state Representative Kim Hammer (R-28), and removes the restriction on obtaining a concealed carry permit from those Arkansas residents between the ages of 18 and 21 who are active members of the United States Armed Forces, members of the National Guard or a reserve component of the US Armed Forces, and former members of the US Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged.  This NRA-supported bill was originally passed by the Arkansas State House on February 9 unanimously.  The Senate passed it, again without opposition, yesterday.

Please take a moment to thank your state Representative and state Senator for supporting this important self-defense reform in Arkansas.

 

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