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Lawmaker to take another shot at concealed carry(KS) ^ | 2 December, 2012 | Scott Rothschild

Posted on 12/03/2012 7:05:47 PM PST by marktwain

Topeka — Supporters of carrying concealed guns in Kansas will reload when the 2013 legislative session starts in January.

“We can trust the average Kansan to carry a deadly weapon,” said Rep. Forrest Knox, R-Altoona. “It is not the weapon that is evil; it is criminals that misuse weapons.”

Knox was elected to the Kansas Senate in November and will take that position in January.

During the last legislative session, Knox pushed a bill that would allow concealed-carry permit holders to take their weapons into public buildings, such as university classrooms, dorms, city halls and other such structures if those buildings didn’t have devices such as metal detectors designed to detect illegal weapons.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: banglist; ccw; ks; reform
Makes sense: you can only require law abiding people to be disarmed, if you make sure that lawless people are also disarmed.
1 posted on 12/03/2012 7:05:52 PM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Somewhat misleading headline.

2 posted on 12/03/2012 7:26:40 PM PST by RPTMS
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Yeah, it is misleading (probably intentionally). Indicates KS is not a conceal carry state, which it is. Shall Issue, I believe.

3 posted on 12/04/2012 6:17:59 AM PST by backwoods-engineer ("Remember: Evil exists because good men don't kill the gov officials committing it." -- K. Hoffmann)
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