Kansas Lawmakers Override Governor’s Gun Bill Veto, Lowering Concealed Carry Age to 18Epoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Kansas lawmakers on Monday voted to override Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a gun bill, lowering the minimum concealed carry age from 21 to 18 years of age. After a short discussion, the House voted 84 to 39 to override the Democratic governor’s veto of HB 2058 that proposes to let more people carry guns if they have a proper permit. The Senate also voted to override the veto 31 to 8. Republicans currently hold an 84–41 majority in the state’s lower chamber and a 29–11 majority in the state Senate. A two-thirds vote in both chambers is required to overturn a veto. With that achieved, the bill will be enacted without the governor’s signature. Kelly said previously in vetoing the bill late last month that she supports the Second Amendment but that the bill would allow more guns on school grounds, which would “drive prospective students away from our schools.” …Read More

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