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S.2188 National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 13, 2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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  • 82% of users support S.2188

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On April 23, 2012, by Jimbo480 - As much as I believe in the 2nd Amendment I think this should be a states rights issue. The more power we cede to the fed the worse off we are in general. I avoid states that infringe upon my rights and refuse to travel to them. If enough people stopped visiting NY, IL, NJ, and CA they might reconsider...

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      As noted by Jimbo480, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 23, 2012, "As much as I believe in the 2nd Amendment I think this should be a states rights issue. The more power we cede to the fed the worse off we are in general. I avoid states that infringe upon my rights and refuse to travel to them. If enough people stopped visiting NY, IL, NJ, and CA they might reconsider..."
    • On March 17, 2012, by Inquisitor2 - The Gun Owners of America want us to tell our Senators to not support S. 2188 because Senators Thune and Vitter plan to submit a Bill sometime that may support the GOA's position on concealed carry. However, they are not telling us what that Bill says or when it is to be introduced. Sen. Thune has been saying he is going to introduce a Bill for months but, as yet, no other information. A Bill that GOA supported, H.R. 2900, was introduced in the House on 09/23/2011 and was referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security where it sits with 20 co-sponsors while H.R. 822 was voted out of that subcommittee and passed in the House by a vote of 272 Ayes vs. 154 Nays. We need something now, not a would'a - could'a - should'a Bill sometime in the future. The Thune-Vitter Bill may or may not pass in the Senate and has not even been voted on in the House. If GAO wants us to support a Bill then they need to give us details so that we can make an informed decision.

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      As noted by Inquisitor2, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 17, 2012, "The Gun Owners of America want us to tell our Senators to not support S. 2188 because Senators Thune and Vitter plan to submit a Bill sometime that may support the GOA's position on concealed carry. However, they are not telling us what that Bill says or when it is to be introduced. Sen. Thune has been saying he is going to introduce a Bill for months but, as yet, no other information. A Bill that GOA supported, H.R. 2900, was introduced in the House on 09/23/2011 and was referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security where it sits with 20 co-sponsors while H.R. 822 was voted out of that subcommittee and passed in the House by a vote of 272 Ayes vs. 154 Nays. We need something now, not a would'a - could'a - should'a Bill sometime in the future. The Thune-Vitter Bill may or may not pass in the Senate and has not even been voted on in the House. If GAO wants us to support a Bill then they need to give us details so that we can make an informed decision."
    • On July 21, 2012, by DAVERILL - I have a Motorhome and licensed in 3 states. Some states do not honor my licenses. Federal law says I can travel through those states, but I can't stop to site see or spend the night. I have to drive straight through the state.

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      As noted by DAVERILL, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 21, 2012, "I have a Motorhome and licensed in 3 states. Some states do not honor my licenses. Federal law says I can travel through those states, but I can't stop to site see or spend the night. I have to drive straight through the state."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • What you can do to participate in gun safety - July 30, 2012 by Toni - Ban all military-style semi-automatic assault weapons · Support HR 308 and S.32 Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device (a bill sitting in Congress since the Tucson, AZ massacre) · Vote NO on H.R.2213 and S.2188 the ...

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      As noted by Toni on July 30, 2012, "Ban all military-style semi-automatic assault weapons · Support HR 308 and S.32 Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device (a bill sitting in Congress since the Tucson, AZ massacre) · Vote NO on H.R.2213 and S.2188 the ..." (/url?q=http://sbcoalition.org/2012/07/what-you-can-do-to-participate-in-gun-safety/&sa=U&ei=kxEYUKLYLciv8AGM1IGYCA&ved=0CCkQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNGF2jLTs6qukh_2y9jX-q4UEmKV2w)
    • What you can do to participate in gun safety - July 30, 2012 by Toni - Ban all military-style semi-automatic assault weapons · Support HR 308 and S.32 Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device (a bill sitting in Congress since the Tucson, AZ massacre) · Vote NO on H.R.2213 and S.2188 the ...

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      As noted by Toni on July 30, 2012, "Ban all military-style semi-automatic assault weapons · Support HR 308 and S.32 Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device (a bill sitting in Congress since the Tucson, AZ massacre) · Vote NO on H.R.2213 and S.2188 the ..." (/url?q=http://sbcoalition.org/2012/07/what-you-can-do-to-participate-in-gun-safety/&sa=U&ei=ur0XUOSfC4Wy8QS3h4GwDA&ved=0CCkQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNEjSEzN66-IqU6k3rcnK_IikSVgNQ)
    • What you can do to participate in gun safety - July 29, 2012 by Toni - Ban all military-style semi-automatic assault weapons · Support HR 308 and S.32 Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device (a bill sitting in Congress since the Tucson, AZ massacre) · Vote NO on H.R.2213 and S.2188 the ...

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      As noted by Toni on July 29, 2012, "Ban all military-style semi-automatic assault weapons · Support HR 308 and S.32 Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device (a bill sitting in Congress since the Tucson, AZ massacre) · Vote NO on H.R.2213 and S.2188 the ..." (/url?q=http://sbcoalition.org/2012/07/what-you-can-do-to-participate-in-gun-safety/&sa=U&ei=7xoXULCLG4qm9ASD7YGQBw&ved=0CCkQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNG57WHKdaFUZO9ndYpZS2LqoN8UaQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Teen Advocacy: Trafficking, drug use among their concerns - June 09, 2012 by Vacaville Reporter - At the end of the school year, The Reporter received a number of letters from teenagers whose high school class assignment was to investigate and advocate for a program or project. -- Editor Every day there are teenagers who are dying due to ...

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      As noted by Vacaville Reporter on June 09, 2012, "At the end of the school year, The Reporter received a number of letters from teenagers whose high school class assignment was to investigate and advocate for a program or project. -- Editor Every day there are teenagers who are dying due to ..." (http://www.thereporter.com/letters/ci_20820396/teen-advocacy-trafficking-drug-use-among-their-concerns)
    • Turkey: Ankara Sees Different Shades of Green on Dam Projects - June 01, 2012 by EurasiaNet - “They tell us that the dam will be good for Kasimlar, but that’s a lie,” fumed Hassan, a guide from Kasimlar, the village where the dam’s 2,188-meter-long tunnel will enter the mountains to channel the Köprülü River’s water.

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      As noted by EurasiaNet on June 01, 2012, "“They tell us that the dam will be good for Kasimlar, but that’s a lie,” fumed Hassan, a guide from Kasimlar, the village where the dam’s 2,188-meter-long tunnel will enter the mountains to channel the Köprülü River’s water." (http://www.eurasianet.org/node/65483)
    • Coalition of Attorneys General Urge Passage of National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity - May 21, 2012 by Daily Caller - As we reported last November, the ongoing effort to fully vindicate the fundamental, individual right to carry a concealed handgun for self-defense took a major step forward with House passage of H.R. 822, the “National Right-to-Carry ...

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      As noted by Daily Caller on May 21, 2012, "As we reported last November, the ongoing effort to fully vindicate the fundamental, individual right to carry a concealed handgun for self-defense took a major step forward with House passage of H.R. 822, the “National Right-to-Carry ..." (http://dailycaller.com/2012/05/21/coalition-of-attorneys-general-urge-passage-of-national-right-to-carry-reciprocity/)
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