WV legislators override governor: Constitutional carry will be the law

WV legislators override governor: Constitutional carry will be the law

Constitutional Carry has been passed into law via an override of Governor Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto by the West Virginia Senate.

WSAZ reports:

The W.Va. Senate has voted to override Governor Tomblin’s veto on the conceal carry bill.

In a 23-11 vote Saturday morning, the Senate voted to override the veto.

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This comes just a day after the house voted to override the bill.

The bill now becomes law in 90 days.

The bill will do away with the state’s current permit and training program to carry a concealed weapon in West Virginia for anyone ages 21 and older. Permits will be required for those between 18-21.

…though Tomblin vetoed the bill, in less than 24 hours, the House decided to override that veto by a vote of 64-33. …

Tomblin claims that his veto was due to concerns of police officer safety.

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