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  • October 11, 2016

    A Brief Summary of West Virginia’s New Law Regarding ‘Constitutional’ Concealed Carry W.Va. House Bill 4145 became effective on May 24, 2016 and is commonly called West Virginia Constitutional Carry. What does this mean for you and me? Well, simply stated, if you are 21 years of age or older and are not what is known as a “prohibited person” then you may carry …

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    July 7, 2015

    On June 12, HB 2636 became effective in West Virginia. Under this bill, concealed weapon permit application data became exempt from the Federal Freedom of Information Act. The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action and other groups argued successfully that the publishing of permit applicant information exposed gun owner data to burglars, endangered citizens, and violated individual privacy rights. Governor Tomblin signed …