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Old 09-15-2016, 08:53 AM
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Yesterday Missouri passed a Constitutional carry bill over riding the governor's veto. So as of Jan 1 2017 we carry in MO without a permit.
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Old 09-15-2016, 08:54 AM
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Good for the folks of the Show Me State



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Old 09-15-2016, 09:18 AM
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Join us. We in KS have it.
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Old 09-15-2016, 09:39 AM
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The fears of the gun grabbers were unfounded; Kansas did not revert to the Wild West the day after constitutional carry was implemented.

Our Governor has made a few questionable decisions, constitutional carry was not one of them.
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That's a good thing in my opinion.
Hope other states adopt the same.
Especially mine.
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Old 09-15-2016, 09:48 AM
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Saw that congrats to you.
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Congratulations to the legislature and citizens of Missouri.
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Old 09-15-2016, 11:13 AM
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Lots of other good things in this bill as well, including Stand Your Ground expansion and lifetime CCW permits . . .
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Old 09-15-2016, 11:49 AM
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The most overridden governor ever extends his lead...
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Old 09-15-2016, 08:59 PM
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Congratulations!
We have it here in West Virginia too.
However, we still need to get permits for reciprocity with VA.
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Is that residents only or anyone in the state that is allowed by law to own a gun ?? Other words .. can a visitor to your great state carry concealed with out a permit from another state ??
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Old 09-15-2016, 10:02 PM
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Is that residents only or anyone in the state that is allowed by law to own a gun ?? Other words .. can a visitor to your great state carry concealed with out a permit from another state ??
Good question. I'd like to know as well.
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Old 09-15-2016, 10:14 PM
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Yesterday Missouri passed a Constitutional carry bill over riding the governor's veto. So as of Jan 1 2017 we carry in MO without a permit.
Yea! Yea!! Yea!!!
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Old 09-15-2016, 10:20 PM
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Still hoping they do this here in Michigan. It was proposed in a Bill to the legislature last February and haven't heard a word about it since.

Maybe they're waiting until after November. Not sure.
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Old 09-15-2016, 11:10 PM
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I am happy for the people of MO. Nice!
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Old 09-16-2016, 12:11 AM
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From what I've read permits will still be required to carry in many places, such as St. Louis County. Does that still count as "Constitutional carry"?
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Old 09-16-2016, 12:55 AM
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From what I've read permits will still be required to carry in many places, such as St. Louis County. Does that still count as "Constitutional carry"?
Sounds like the places you may need the law the most, the law doesn't apply?
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I'm not surprised since I done and went and paid all that money for the training and the paperwork and gas and beer to get mine. I guess it will come in handy though when I travel to other states. What all is involved in getting a lifetime permit? Do you know Muss? That sounds like a good deal to me.
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Old 09-16-2016, 06:56 AM
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We have a bill for it here in Pa to. Hoping it gets passed soon to.
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Old 09-16-2016, 06:58 AM
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I'm not surprised since I done and went and paid all that money for the training and the paperwork and gas and beer to get mine. I guess it will come in handy though when I travel to other states. What all is involved in getting a lifetime permit? Do you know Muss? That sounds like a good deal to me.
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Old 09-16-2016, 07:45 AM
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I love it when the left, despite alleged polls in their favor, get overturned. Still a good idea to have a permit for those occasions when one may travel to reciprocal states. And training should be a responsibility for everyone.
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Old 09-16-2016, 10:21 AM
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Congrats to MO.
Hopefully Okla. will soon get on board with some form of CC.
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The fears of the gun grabbers were unfounded; Kansas did not revert to the Wild West the day after constitutional carry was implemented.
There never IS any "Wild West". It's just their endlessly repeated infantile lie.
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There never IS any "Wild West". It's just their endlessly repeated infantile lie.

I still hear comments like that from anti gun people I'm acquainted with .. it never ceases to amuse me .. I just ask where the last street gun fight between two conceal carry people was at and they start stammering ..
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I still hear comments like that from anti gun people I'm acquainted with .. it never ceases to amuse me .. I just ask where the last street gun fight between two conceal carry people was at and they start stammering ..


2 Concealed Carry Holders Kill Each Other In Road Rage Incident | Huffington Post

It was in Michigan.
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Two more nominees for the Darwin Award.

Kudos to the Missouri legislators. I reckon they Showed 'em.
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Old 09-17-2016, 12:30 PM
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I went to college in Fulton in the '70s.

Good for Missouri.

Missouri is always on my list of possible places for a job.

This only reinforces that.
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Old 09-17-2016, 01:32 PM
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The "Show Me" state has certainly shown the correct path for other states to follow. Well done!

With Missouri, is that now 9 or 10 Constitutional Carry states?
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Old 09-17-2016, 03:18 PM
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And article I saw said 11, although a couple are "sort of". From gunlaws.com,

Vermont has had Constitutional Carry since the nation's founding in 1791 -- they never enacted any law banning the right to discreetly bear arms.

Montana enacted Constitutional Carry in 1991, for all areas
outside city limits (99.4% of the state), and is working on the rest.

Alaska enacted Constitutional Carry in 2003.

Texas enacted Constitutional Carry "light" in 2007.
as the "Motorist Protection Act," freeing people to carry in their vehicles, and to and from their vehicles and their homes, land or business.


Arizona got full Constitutional Carry in 2010,
and the sky has not fallen, despite desperate fears to the contrary.

Wyoming enacted Constitutional Carry for residents in 2011.

Arkansas passed HB1700 (Act 746) on August 16, 2013 to get Constitutional Carry.

Kansas pushed Constitutional Carry through with widespread support in 2015.

West Virginia had to override the Governor's veto to pass the law in early March 2016.

Idaho pushed it through and got it signed later in March 2016.

Mississippi succeeded in enacting Constitutional Carry in April 2016.

I don't count Texas and Wyoming is for residents only. It's amazing how many states have enacted it over the last 7 1/2 or so years.

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With Missouri, is that now 9 or 10 Constitutional Carry states?
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The grand state of Maine also
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I live in missouri and I thought I read that after the veto, the law becomes effective 30 days from the over ride. Either way, glad to see the governor overridden. He's been the most over ridden for a reason. I hope more states take this route. It's sad that we have to fight for a right like this.
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