Despite the usual anti-gun rhetoric, despite the same old hysterics about blood in the streets, and despite the outright lies about concealed carry license holders, real common sense prevailed and H.R. 822, the National Right to Carry Reciprocity Act, passed out of the U.S. House of Representatives today with a vote of 272-154 . The measure simply requires states to honor Right to Carry licenses from other states, just as driver's licenses are recognized.
Unfortunately, an amendment which would have extended the Right to Carry in Illinois to IL residents who have out of state licenses failed to make it out of committee and was not included in the final passage of the bill.
H.R. 822 now moves to the U.S. Senate where it faces a tougher challenge.
U.S. House of Representatives Pass National Right to Carry Reciprocity Act H.R. 822