IN: Constitutional Carry is on the move in Indiana!
This week, the State House Committee passed HB 1077, a bill to make Indiana a Constitutional Carry state.
Under House Bill 1077, sponsored by Rep. Ben Smaltz (R) and Rep. Matt Lehman (R), a Hoosier will be able to carry virtually any place in the state, without having to beg the government for a permit. This is particularly important at a time when government closures across the nation are dragging out that process — thereby endangering the lives of applicants in threatening situations.
Twenty-one other states currently recognize that Americans have the right to carry a gun for self-defense without first getting the government’s permission to exercise their constitutional rights. These states, not coincidentally, are among the safest in the country.
It’s well past time that Indiana joined these states and repealed the unreasonable and unconstitutional limits on Hoosiers’ exercise of their Second Amendment rights.
House Bill 1077 is a good step forward in removing many of the 2A restrictions that citizens of Indiana have to live with.