The legislation prohibits local governments from establishing ordinances regulating firearms…instead leaving that authority to the state and federal government.
The bill allows people to carry a handgun without a license if they’re attending a firearms-related event.
A bill passed by the Senate Thursday would allow people to carry handguns on their own property or on someone else's property without a license.
Judges have been asking for increased security at the statehouse since 1996. Now metal detectors and closed entrances are intended to do just that.