Hudson has fought for hide and carry reciprocity for years and has argued that current gun laws are so confusing and patchwork that hide and carry holders could be breaking the law by accident.
That's why the Senate must stop a National Rifle Association-backed bill passed in the House of Representatives Wednesday that would allow anybody permitted to carry a concealed weapon anywhere in the United States to carry a concealed weapon everywhere in the nation.
That includes NY, which now does not recognize other states' gun laws.
Do you agree with that last statement? "We now call on the Senate to take up and pass this critical legislation", Cox concluded. We wouldn't recommend holding your breathe in hopes of a quick ruling, however.
The claim that gun ownership stops crime is common in the USA and that belief drives laws that make it easy to own and keep firearms.
The new bill will allow people with a state-issued concealed carry license in Montana to carry in other states.
He and other Republicans compared the concealed-carry permit to a driver's license that is valid in any state.
Historically, each state has determined its own scheme for regulating concealed carry, which led to the current patchwork of varying laws and standards across the country.
"New York City's well-recognized success in the continued decrease in shootings and murder is in no small part a result of effective control of guns on our streets", said NYPD Commissioner James P. O'Neill.
The concealed-carry vote didn't fall entirely along partisan lines, with a bit of Democratic support and Republican opposition, but the measure is certainly GOP-driven with President Trump's backing, and represents yet another Trump-era outrage.
Under the broad strokes of the House-passed Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, having a concealed-carry permit issued by one state makes it legal to carry in any state.
With each tragedy, we lament the loopholes in our federal gun laws.
So Boyle would have been accurate to say the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act overrides federal law concerning the carry of concealed weapons in a school zone.
In a tweet sent last night, Governor Andrew Cuomo blasted the measure, saying that it would allow people convicted of violent misdemeanors out-of-state to carry hidden weapons into NY.