“Why play with a good thing?” she asked, refusing to support changes that appear to support the idea that constitutional rights to firearms are unlimited.
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“We have a lot of controversial bills affecting the image of Iowa right now, hurting our business and the recruitment of our workforce,” Wessel-Kroeschell said.
“The repeal of basic Iowa public safety laws, such as the law on background checks and the requirement to permit the carrying of a concealed weapon, is extreme and unpopular and threatens public safety.
However, Holt refuted the claim that HSB254 eliminates background checks, saying gun owners will still undergo FBI background checks which would likely tighten up security checks.
“With that in place, everyone goes through this federal FBI background check,” he said, which will prevent a person who shouldn’t have a gun from getting one.
“Those who cannot legally own a firearm will still not be able to legally own a firearm under the provisions of this bill, and those who exercise their Second Amendment rights will no longer need to obtain a permit.” to practice their basic fundamental rights, ”Holt mentioned.
He “enthusiastically” forwarded the bill to the entire House Public Safety Committee …
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