NOPD Creates French Quarter Gun-Free Zone by Designating a Police Station a School

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After New Orleans officials were unsuccessful in their attempts to get state lawmakers to designate vast swathes of their city’s popular tourist areas as gun-free zones before Louisiana’s new permitless carry law went live July 4, they came up with their own solution, which is probably unconstitutional, definitely whacky, and certain to be contested in […]

Where Will Constitutional Carry Pop Up Next?

With the passage and signing of a constitutional carry bill into law in Louisiana, followed by the signing of constitutional carry in South Carolina we’re now at both both a tipping point and running into limits for future growth. First, let’s talk about that tipping point. A couple of years ago, we crossed the threshold […]

Louisiana Makes 28 States as Governor Jeff Landry Signs Permitless Carry Into Law

By Barret Kendrick In 2012, Louisiana voters approved a robust constitutional amendment raising the bar for the legal standard applied to future gun control laws in the state to that of strict scrutiny. However, concealed carry still required a state-issued permit…until now. Today, Governor Jeff Landry fulfills his commitment, signing permitless carry into law and […]

Number 28: Louisiana About to Join the Permitless Carry Club…Finally

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After years of fighting, vetoes, delays, and all the usual drama and insane claims, the Louisiana House passed a constitutional carry bill today by a 75 to 28 margin. The Senate passed the bill last week and Governor Greg Landry has stated that he will sign it into law. As the Shreveport Times reports . […]