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America is Now a Constitutional Carry-Majority Nation

The United States of America is now a constitutional carry-majority nation.

On Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed constitutional carry into law in the Sunshine State.

“Constitutional carry is in the books,” DeSantis said.

The legislation eliminates the state’s requirement to obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm.

With the bill’s passage, Florida becomes the 26th state to allow constitutional carry.

“You don’t need a permission slip from the government to exercise your constitutional rights. We are restoring the Second Amendment here in the Free State of Florida,” said Florida State Senator Jay Collins.

“The NRA applauds Florida for becoming the 26th state to adopt the vital Constitutional Carry legislation. This NRA-spearheaded initiative empowers Floridians to exercise their Second Amendment rights without undue bureaucratic barriers, affirming the fundamental right to self-defense,” NRA-ILA Interim Executive Director Randy Kozuch told FOX News Digital.

Cont. from FOX News:

The Florida Senate voted 27 to 13 last week on the constitutional carry bill, sending the legislation to DeSantis, who signed it into law on Monday morning. There were already 25 states that had permitless or “constitutional carry” laws on the books, meaning Florida tipped the U.S. into becoming a constitutional carry-majority nation.

The law allows eligible citizens 21 years of age and up to carry without asking the government for a permit and without paying a fee. The legislation does not change who is eligible to obtain a carry permit, and those who still wish to get a permit may do so under the law.

“We thank Gov. DeSantis for his support of self-defense and Second Amendment laws and for prioritizing the safety and security of Florida residents. This historic moment is a testament to the dedication of the NRA, our members, gun owners, and Second Amendment supporters working together in the state. Today’s NRA victory inspires us to continue advocating for Constitutional Carry laws across the nation, ensuring the protection of Second Amendment rights for all Americans,” Kozuch added in his comment to Fox.

The Floridian noted that DeSantis wasn’t able to get open carry passed in this piece of legislation:

Gov. DeSantis failed to get open carry introduced and passed in the Florida Legislature, but he is happy with getting “90% or 80%” of what he asked for.

“I’m for everything, I’ve said that from the beginning. If they send me something that is 90% or 80%, I’m gonna take that win and we can come back for more,” responded Gov. DeSantis.


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