The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) is disappointed in West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of HB 4145, a permitless concealed carry bill that allows law-abiding West Virginians to carry their firearms in the manner they see fit. The legislation passed the legislature with significant bipartisan support, and the NRA hopes lawmakers reaffirm their support of this important legislation with a veto override.
“Gov. Tomblin’s decision to veto this bill is unfortunate, especially considering the significant support HB 4145 had from both sides of the aisle,” said Dakota Moore, NRA-ILA West Virginia liaison. “We’re hopeful that, in going back to the legislature, each chamber will promptly reaffirm the rights of law-abiding individuals.”
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