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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Greear disappointed in governor's veto of Wyoming Repeal Gun Free Zones Act

 

March 21, 2017



CHEYENNE – On Wednesday, Governor Matt Mead vetoed House Enrolled Act 107 (HEA107), originally House Bill 137, which would have allowed the concealed carry of firearms to governmental meetings (the bill would not have altered already legal open carry of firearms in meetings).

Commonly called the Wyoming Repeal Gun Free Zones Act, HB137 was found by Gov. Mead to be “murky” in its wording, as defined by a letter of explanation to Secretary of State Edward Murray. “A law of this import must be thoughtful and clear – not subject to question or misinterpretation,” wrote Mead.

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