Skip to comments.Governor Little Signs Bill to Improve Constitutional Carry in Idaho
Posted on 04/01/2020 5:15:53 AM PDT by marktwain
On 25 March, 2020, Governor Little signed HB 516, the Idaho bill which improved Constitutional Carry in the state. It passed the Senate 27 to 5, on 18 March, with three absent and excused.
The five Senators who voted against it were: Buckner-Webb, Burgoyne, Nelson, Nye, and Ward-Engelking.
The bill passed the House 56 to 14 on the 27th of February.
The 14 representatives who voted against it were: Anderson, Berch, Chew, Davis, Ellis, Gannon, Green, Mason, McCrostie, Necochea, Rubel, Smith, Toone, and Wintrow.
Idaho was one of three states which had a peculiar twist to their Constitutional Carry law: It only applied to residents of the state. The other two states with this provision are North Dakota and Wyoming. Idaho's restrictions only applied inside of incorporated areas such as towns and cities, but those areas are where many people spend much of their time.
Such discrimination against non-residents would, very likely, be struck down in the courts, under the equal protection clause. It is not completely certain. While the federal courts have ruled against applying the law differently to residents and non-residents for some things; they have allowed it for others.
HB 516 removed that discrimination and restores the right of U.S. Citizens to carry weapons, concealed or openly, as existed at the ratification of the Bill of Rights in 1791 and for a generation afterward.
Idaho's law applies to all United States citizens and Idaho residents who are 18 years of age or older. The law appears to take effect immediately.
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Kansas has constitutional carry.
HOORAY Dean Weingarten for putting out the names of those against. List of grievances BUMP!
Most likely Rats voted against.
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