CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a 16-state coalition to defend Second Amendment rights of legal gun owners who want to travel outside their home state.
The coalition proposes the full Circuit Court, 7 years of age, to overturn an earlier court ruling, if it were left intact, that residents of Missouri neighborhood – and most of the states – should have the right. including West Virginia – carrying firearms in Illinois.
“Americans do not lose their constitutional rights when they cross lines,” said Attorney General Morrisey. “Freedom from the lawful owners of their rights to exercise their Second Amendment imposes an essential restriction on personal liberty.” T
The law of Illinois in question would prevent residents from outside the state from openly holding a firearm in public without a concealed transport license issued by Illinois unless they live in a state which is “broadly the same”.
In addition, Illinois law does not allow residents outside the state to prove that they have no criminal history or mental health history, factors which may prevent an individual from lawfully holding a gun or transport permit. concealed.
West Virginia entered the Missouri-led commuter with attorneys general from Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Utah. The Mississippi governor also joined the brief.
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