Louisiana Legislators Make Strong Stance In Defense Of Second Amendment
Louisiana has a lot of guns. They also have a lot of homicides, unfortunately. These two facts aren’t necessarily related, but anti-gunners routinely conflate them as if correlation automatically equals causation. Still, it’s brought up by Louisianan anti-gunners as evidence that more gun control is needed in the state. Luckily, lawmakers aren’t buying it. Instead, they’re heading in another direction. - Tom Knighton
The Louisiana House on Tuesday passed proposals that would expand the state’s reach over local regulation of gun control and boost existing “stand your ground” laws, indicating a momentum of gun legislation in the state. The House voted 68-30 to support a bill by Rep. Blake Miguez, R-Erath, which would eliminate the authority of local governments to prohibit the possession of firearms in certain businesses and public buildings. On the House floor, Miguez contended that the current law is “a patchwork of regulations that confuse those trying to follow the law.” Gun law should be consistent around the state, he added. ... “A good guy with a gun always stops a bad guy with a gun,” Miguez said. ...
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