Latest Firearms Bills: Good and Bad News for Gun Owners | USCCA Blog

There is new activity at the state level regarding firearms bills. Let’s discuss the good and bad news gun owners have coming in Indiana, New Mexico and Virginia.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at

"This begs the question: If the bill passes in the Senate and is signed by Gov. Eric Holcomb, should Indiana residents still go to the trouble of getting a license from the Indiana State Police? "

The conventional wisdom for many years has been to go ahead and get the lifelong permit, in the hopes that you’ll be grandfathered in, if the laws change again. That may still make sense to some Hoosiers, in case constitutional carry is revoked in the future. Plus it gives a level of reciprocity. I have multiple permits; are they needed? Not now. Hopefully never.

For a lot of people, it won’t be worth the hassle.

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