Louisiana House approves legislation to allow guns on school property
Posted on 5/3/2018 10:54:00 AM.

A concealed carry on campus bill passed the House. The bill allows school visitors with a concealed carry permit to possess a firearm while on campus, but does not allow school officials or students with a permit to carry. Baton Rouge Representative Denise Marcelle says allowing concealed handguns on campus would detract from educator’s time with students.

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House will consider bill to allow guns in schools with concealed carry permits
Posted on 4/27/2018 5:35:00 AM.

Concealed carry permit holders could bring a gun into a school or university building under legislation heading to the House floor. The controversial measure cleared the House Criminal Justice Committee on a narrow 9-8 vote. Erath Representative Blake Miguez says his legislation doesn’t arm teachers, just visitors who have a concealed handgun permit.


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Church advocates and law enforcement urging members to train in conceal and carry classes
Posted on 11/9/2017 4:00:00 AM.

A state law approved seven years ago allows persons to possess guns inside a place of worship, under strict conditions. The person must be approved by the church leader, the congregation is made aware and persons must receive specialized tactical training. One of those courses is coming up later this month in Livingston Parish.

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US Rep Abraham supports proposal to allow congressmen to carry concealed weapons
Posted on 6/21/2017 4:41:00 AM.

After the shootout on members of congress at a Virginia ball park, a bill is expected to be filed that would allow congressmen to carry concealed weapons. Richland Parish Congressman Ralph Abraham says he will the proposed law by his colleague Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks. He says while it’s important to protect members of congress, he also wants to keep bystanders safe.

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Bill would let Louisiana residents to carry a concealed gun without permit
Posted on 3/21/2017 4:58:00 AM.

Baton Rouge Representative Barry Ivey is once again bringing back his proposal to the legislature that would allow non-felons over the age of 21 to carry a concealed gun without a permit. He says the Constitution guarantees our right to carry guns, and it doesn’t dictate how they should be carried.

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House committee passes bill to help domestic violence victims protect themselves
Posted on 5/3/2016 11:55:00 AM.

A bill to allow victims of domestic violence who have been issued a protective order to carry a concealed handgun with an expedited and temporary permit passed out of the House Criminal Justice committee.

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Proposed bill would allow Louisiana residents to carry concealed weapons without permit
Posted on 2/11/2016 3:45:00 AM.

A Baton Rouge lawmaker has filed a bill for the regular session that seeks to change the state constitution to allow Louisiana residents to possess a concealed handgun without needing a permit. Republican State Representative Barry Ivey says that this law would apply only to non-felon residents.

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