Congressional Authority to Pass Concealed Carry Reciprocity Legislation
13 Pages Posted: 28 Dec 2016 Last revised: 26 Aug 2017
Date Written: December 27, 2016
Congress is considering passage of national concealed carry legislation requiring all states to recognize concealed weapon licenses issued by any state, rather like the way that every state recognizes driver’s licenses issued by another state. Are there any constitutional problems with such legislation? What practical problems might result? This paper seeks to answer those questions.
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