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DC – Self-Protection – Some GOP Lawmakers Really Want To Carry Guns In The Capitol

HUFFINGTON POST.COM July 13, 2017 –  Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) loves the idea of bringing a gun to work. He can’t do it right now. Congressional lawmakers and others who can carry concealed guns elsewhere still have to apply for a D.C.-specific permit if they want to be armed in the city, and only law enforcement officers are allowed to carry inside the U.S. Capitol. But after a gunman opened fire on GOP lawmakers during baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, last month, House Republicans introduced a flurry of bills that would let them carry concealed weapons almost anywhere.  [full article]

Rep. Ted Yoho compares carrying a concealed gun everywhere to carrying a cell phone.


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