Concealed Carry Without A Permit – Legal In A Few States, But Not in Colorado

Concealed Carry Without A Permit – Legal In A Few States, But Not in Colorado

Colorado Senate committee members who considered this bill have rejected it, 3-2, the second year in a row. The same bill is still being considered in the Republican-controlled House. The article describes the concerns on both sides of the issue. Those who argue for it claim that it takes too long to even get a concealed-carry permit, thus, their Second Amendment rights are denied as they are unable to defend themselves. Others argue against it (some law enforcement officers) stating the concealed carry permit is a safeguard against some people (with mental or drug problems) getting a gun. Interesting to read the concerns on both sides.

. . . The bill would allow anyone legally able to have a gun to carry it concealed in public places, including colleges and private schools. Law enforcement officials testified against the bill, saying that removing the need for a concealed-carry permit would eliminate a safeguard authorities have to prevent some people from having weapons. . . .

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