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S.2213 Respecting States' Rights and Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 20, 2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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    • On April 19, 2012, by Inquisitor2 - h3. April 18, 2012 - Senator Dianne Feinstein placed Senate Bills S.2188 and S.2213 on hold. Just a day after her staff met with three gun violence victims from the California Chapters of the Brady Campaign on April 16, 2012, and two days after 32 victims of gun violence came to Capitol Hill to demand that Congress keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, Senator Dianne Feinstein put a hold on the concealed carry bills, S. 2188 and S. 2213.

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      As noted by Inquisitor2, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 19, 2012, "h3. April 18, 2012 - Senator Dianne Feinstein placed Senate Bills S.2188 and S.2213 on hold. Just a day after her staff met with three gun violence victims from the California Chapters of the Brady Campaign on April 16, 2012, and two days after 32 victims of gun violence came to Capitol Hill to demand that Congress keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, Senator Dianne Feinstein put a hold on the concealed carry bills, S. 2188 and S. 2213. "
    • On April 01, 2013, by mally - It will be interesting to see what comes next. I am convinced that we're about to face even more strict rules. If only this will make our country safer... Starting from <a href="http://lifescheapthrills.com/?p=5020">long term care</a> and ending with public safety, we really have to do better if we want to see a difference.

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      As noted by mally, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 01, 2013, "It will be interesting to see what comes next. I am convinced that we're about to face even more strict rules. If only this will make our country safer... Starting from <a href="http://lifescheapthrills.com/?p=5020">long term care</a> and ending with public safety, we really have to do better if we want to see a difference. "
    • On April 19, 2012, by Inquisitor2 - April 18, 2012 - Senator Dianne Feinstein placed Senate Bills S.2188 and S.2213 on hold. Just a day after her staff met with three gun violence victims from the California Chapters of the Brady Campaign on April 16, 2012, and two days after 32 victims of gun violence came to Capitol Hill to demand that Congress keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, Senator Dianne Feinstein put a hold on the concealed carry bills, S. 2188 and S. 2213.

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      As noted by Inquisitor2, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 19, 2012, "April 18, 2012 - Senator Dianne Feinstein placed Senate Bills S.2188 and S.2213 on hold. Just a day after her staff met with three gun violence victims from the California Chapters of the Brady Campaign on April 16, 2012, and two days after 32 victims of gun violence came to Capitol Hill to demand that Congress keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, Senator Dianne Feinstein put a hold on the concealed carry bills, S. 2188 and S. 2213. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Nearly a Quarter of Hunters Lost Access to Land in Past Year - June 19, 2012 by Ammoland - I expect the Senate Democratic caucus to do everything to have H.R. 822, S. 2188 and S. 2213 moved from the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and brought to the Senate floor, without amendment, for a vote. Failing that ...

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      As noted by Ammoland on June 19, 2012, "I expect the Senate Democratic caucus to do everything to have H.R. 822, S. 2188 and S. 2213 moved from the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and brought to the Senate floor, without amendment, for a vote. Failing that ..." (/url?q=http://www.ammoland.com/2012/06/18/nearly-a-quarter-of-hunters-lost-access-to-land-in-past-year/&sa=U&ei=I2rnT5TiMOOU2wWF0c3bCQ&ved=0CDgQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFzoK2q4Kv7zgZfUbH3JbcZz7Fhtw)
    • Nearly a Quarter of Hunters Lost Access to Land in Past Year - June 19, 2012 by Ammoland - I expect the Senate Democratic caucus to do everything to have H.R. 822, S. 2188 and S. 2213 moved from the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and brought to the Senate floor, without amendment, for a vote. Failing that ...

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      As noted by Ammoland on June 19, 2012, "I expect the Senate Democratic caucus to do everything to have H.R. 822, S. 2188 and S. 2213 moved from the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and brought to the Senate floor, without amendment, for a vote. Failing that ..." (/url?q=http://www.ammoland.com/2012/06/18/nearly-a-quarter-of-hunters-lost-access-to-land-in-past-year/&sa=U&ei=-dLlT9fmK6nM2AX66IzaCQ&ved=0CDgQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNEAa2i-SmfVAboOD7Gp4DfvTW0gbw)
    • Nearly a Quarter of Hunters Lost Access to Land in Past Year - June 19, 2012 by Ammoland - I expect the Senate Democratic caucus to do everything to have H.R. 822, S. 2188 and S. 2213 moved from the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and brought to the Senate floor, without amendment, for a vote. Failing that ...

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      As noted by Ammoland on June 19, 2012, "I expect the Senate Democratic caucus to do everything to have H.R. 822, S. 2188 and S. 2213 moved from the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and brought to the Senate floor, without amendment, for a vote. Failing that ..." (/url?q=http://www.ammoland.com/2012/06/18/nearly-a-quarter-of-hunters-lost-access-to-land-in-past-year/&sa=U&ei=Nm7kT9qQN6TY0QGStMHCCQ&ved=0CDgQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFUUoDuHcbZ7xxHY9FHAhzmh_U6Ug)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Challenge Senator Ron Johnson To Lift "No Carry" Ban in Congressional Buildings - July 23, 2012 by DAILY KOS - I challenge Senator Ron Johnson, and all his like-minded Gun-Control-Law-Hating Congressional colleagues to put their ink-pen where their big mouths are and: Lift the "No Carry" ban on all Congressional Buildings. Seriously, what are they afraid ...

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      As noted by DAILY KOS on July 23, 2012, "I challenge Senator Ron Johnson, and all his like-minded Gun-Control-Law-Hating Congressional colleagues to put their ink-pen where their big mouths are and: Lift the "No Carry" ban on all Congressional Buildings. Seriously, what are they afraid ..." (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/07/23/1112779/-Challenge-Senator-Ron-Johnson-To-Lift-No-Carry-Ban-in-Congressional-Buildings)
    • Trayvon Martin: Victim of NRA/Gun Industry Marketing of Concealed Carry - July 20, 2012 by Huffington Post - In the wake of the tragic shooting death of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, much of the public focus has been on Florida's 2005 "Stand Your Ground" law (opposed then, and exposed today as a "Shoot First, Ask Questions Later" law). Regardless of ...

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      As noted by Huffington Post on July 20, 2012, "In the wake of the tragic shooting death of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, much of the public focus has been on Florida's 2005 "Stand Your Ground" law (opposed then, and exposed today as a "Shoot First, Ask Questions Later" law). Regardless of ..." (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/josh-sugarmann/trayvon-martin-victim-of_b_1405892.html)
    • Congress Not Standing Ground on 2nd Amendment - May 21, 2012 by Town Hall - Although some have expressed federalism concerns, Rep. Paul Braun (R-Ga.) has introduced H.R. 2900, the Secure Access to Firearms Enhancement (SAFE) Act, to provide reciprocity in regard to the manner in which nonresidents of a State may carry ...

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      As noted by Town Hall on May 21, 2012, "Although some have expressed federalism concerns, Rep. Paul Braun (R-Ga.) has introduced H.R. 2900, the Secure Access to Firearms Enhancement (SAFE) Act, to provide reciprocity in regard to the manner in which nonresidents of a State may carry ..." (http://townhall.com/columnists/briandarling/2012/05/21/congress_not_standing_ground_on_2nd_amendment/page/2)
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