Brooks Votes for Second Amendment Protections
Washington, DC – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) today voted for H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. This bill aims to protect our Second Amendment right to bear arms by ensuring that individuals qualified to carry a concealed handgun in their home state can also carry a firearm across state lines. Brooks is an original cosponsor of H.R. 38, which passed the House by a vote of 231-198.
Congressman Brooks said, “Today’s House passage of concealed carry reciprocity is a win both for gun owners everywhere and for the Second Amendment right to bear arms. Constitutional rights don’t end at state lines. This bill helps to ensure that all Americans are able to protect themselves and their families from criminals and terrorists when traveling from state to state.”
Brooks concluded, “If H.R. 38 is enacted into law, then every citizen’s Constitutional right to carry concealed firearms will be protected and promoted. The Second Amendment is not only a matter of public safety for law-abiding citizens, it is a fundamental part of America’s Bill of Rights. In that vein, I am proud to protect the Second Amendment and promote concealed carry reciprocity.”