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New Hampshire: Concealed Carry Reform Legislation Goes to House Floor Next Week

Friday, March 4, 2016

New Hampshire: Concealed Carry Reform Legislation Goes to House Floor Next Week

Next Wednesday, March 9, House Bill 1400 will go to the House floor for a potential vote.  Please contact your state Representative​ and politely urge them to support HB 1400!  Please click the "Take Action" button below to contact your state Representative! 


As previously reported, over the last few years, an increasing number of law-abiding gun owners in New Hampshire have been denied the right to carry concealed outside of their home for subjective reasons.  HB 1400 would make necessary revisions to New Hampshire’s current statute by defining the “suitable person” requirement to ensure that any individual who is not prohibited from owning and possessing a firearm shall be issued a concealed carry license.  If an individual can lawfully own and possess a firearm, they should not be prohibited from exercising their fundamental right to self-defense outside of their home. HB 1400 has been amended to require state law to mirror federal law.

Additionally, HB 1400 would extend the term of the carry license from four to five years.

Once again, please click the "Take Action" button above to contact your state Representative with your support for HB 1400!  Your NRA-ILA will continue to update you on this legislation as it progresses through the New Hampshire General Court. 

 

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.