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Kentucky constitutional carry bill ‘on life support’

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 9:49
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A bill that would let lawful gun owners over the age of 18 carry a concealed firearm without obtaining a permit looks to be dead in the 2017 Kentucky legislative session.

The Courier-Journal reports the sponsor of Senate Bill 7, Republican Sen. Albert Robinson, said recently that the bill was ‘on life support’ and will likely have to wait until a later legislative session.

The bill was initially considered a priority for lawmakers who rushed it through the first steps in the legislative process in January.

However, concerns about the law allowing 18-year-olds to carry concealed weapons, as the current law sets the minimum age at 21 for gun owners to obtain a concealed carry permit.

Some law enforcement officers expressed concerns that people would be allowed to carry concealed firearms without first having to take a firearms training course, as the current law requires.

In an interview Monday, Robinson said the original version of the bill had been filed by mistake and that he had intended for the bill to only apply “to law abiding people that are 21 or older.”

Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer said he thought the bill would not move forward but that he supports the intention behind the bill.

“My experience tells me that most people who want to carry are already pretty well trained on how to handle a weapon,” Thayer said.

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Source: http://www.guns.com/2017/03/01/kentucky-constitutional-carry-bill-on-life-support/

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  • GOLOC

    the original version of the bill had been filed by mistake , BS, just another Oath Violating, Perjury committing Traitor, Here’s a Bill Senator, The Right to Keep and Bear Arms Shall Not Be Infringed, Period, one line, No lies No Mistakes.

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