Idaho Becomes 9th State to Allow Concealed Carry Without a Permit

concealed_carry_maineBy Joshua Krause

Despite the best efforts of the gun grabbers, polls show that on average, Americans have been slowly drifting towards supporting more gun freedoms over the years. Consequently, most states have been gradually loosening their gun laws, with the exception of places like California, Illinois, and New England. By and large, however, support for the Second Amendment has a lot of momentum, especially in regards to concealed carry laws.

Take Idaho for instance, where Governor Butch Otter just signed legislation that would allow citizens to concealed carry without a permit. “I’m a gun owner, a hunter and a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association.” He said in an open letter last week “I have consistently championed our citizens’ gun rights throughout my years in public office, and I do so again today in signing Senate Bill 1389 into law.” The law argues that Idaho’s open carry laws are flawed, since citizens could still wind up breaking the law if their clothes accidentally cover their sidearms.

Residents of Idaho will still be able to receive a concealed carry permit, which will allow them to carry in other states. The law goes into effect on July 1st, and will grant conceal carry rights to anyone aged 21 and over who is legally allowed to own a firearm. Once it goes into effect, it will make Idaho the 9th state to allow concealed carry without a permit.

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Joshua Krause is a reporter, writer and researcher at The Daily Sheeple. He was born and raised in the Bay Area and is a freelance writer and author. You can follow Joshua’s reports at Facebook or on his personal Twitter. Joshua’s website is Strange Danger.

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