A Vote for Fix NICS is a Vote to Kill Concealed Carry Reciprocity
Late last year, the House Republican leadership notified us that they intended to combine reciprocity (H.R. 38) with the Fix NICS bill — also known as the “Take the Guns First” bill.
Many of our members had real problems with this strategy because it probably meant the sacrifice, at least for this Congress, of our top legislative priority, reciprocity.
But the leadership did make a commitment to us and to pro-gun members of the House: If the Take the Guns First (Nix FICS) bill returned to the House without reciprocity, it would be thrown in the wastebasket.
Now we are hearing that the House leadership may ignore their promise, and attach the Take the Guns First bill, without reciprocity, to the must-pass government funding resolution.
This would effectively kill reciprocity for the year, as it…
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