GUN Kansas Senate Panel Endorses Gun Rights Measure

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    Kansas Senate Panel Endorses Gun Rights Measure
    Friday, March 20, 2009

    A Senate committee has endorsed a proposed amendment to the Kansas Constitution to guarantee an individual's right to own a gun.

    The Judiciary Committee's unanimous voice vote Friday sent the measure to the Senate for debate.

    It's a response to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that says the federal constitution's Second Amendment grants individuals the right to bear arms.

    The Kansas Constitution says: "The people have the right to bear arms for their defense and security."

    But a 1905 Kansas Supreme Court decision says it's a collective, not an individual, right. The proposed amendment would give the right to each person.

    If both legislative houses adopted the proposal by two-thirds majorities, it would be put to a statewide vote.

    http://www.kake.com/politics/headlines/41577052.html
     
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    exactly what we need
     
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  4. I'm all for it too!
     
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    CAN'T WAIT TO VOTE "YES" ON THISlc
     
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    Awesome that they're doing it, sickening that it actually needs to be done. :hs:
     
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    I'm sure our retarded governor will veto it... just like she did concealed/carry. I was kind of hoping Obama would pick her up to get her the f*ck out of here, but I suppose we don't need yet another anti in washington either. It amazes me that this b*tch keeps getting elected in a predominantly republican state.
     
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    i think she learned her lesson, since she signed the bill for sbr's and nfa's a year or so later... so she could stay in office.
     
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    Tiahrt Co-sponsors 2nd Amendment Self Defense Bill

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Congressman Todd Tiahrt (R-Goddard) today co-sponsored the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Bill (H.R. 197). This legislation would protect the rights of licensed firearm permit holders by allowing them to carry firearms across the country without a confusing patchwork system.

    "The National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Bill recognizes that those who have a valid state-issued concealed firearms permit should not have to forfeit their safety when traveling," said Tiahrt. "Not only does this bill protect the rights of concealed firearm permit holders, it also maintains the right of states to issue concealed weapons permits as they desire. As a mobile society, legal firearm permit carriers should be able to travel from state to state and exercise their fundamental right to self defense—this legislation ensures that."

    Specifically, the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Bill would allow any person with a valid concealed firearm carrying permit or license, issued by a state, to carry a concealed firearm in any state, as follows:

    *In states that issue concealed firearm permits, a state’s laws governing where concealed firearms may be carried would apply within its borders.
    *In states that do not issue carry permits, a federal "bright-line" standard would permit carrying in places other than police stations; courthouses; public polling places; meetings of state, county, or municipal governing bodies; schools; passenger areas of airports; and certain other locations.
    *The bill applies to D.C., Puerto Rico and U.S. territories.
    *It would not create a federal licensing system; it would require the states to recognize each others’ carry permits, just as they recognize drivers’ licenses and carry permits held by armored car guards.


    http://www.tiahrt.house.gov/?sectionid=114&sectiontree=5,22,114&itemid=1094
     
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    It will probably never pass, but DAMN that would be great if it did. :x:
     

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