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By John Spina
Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange 

House approves bill allowing guns in church

CHEYENNE — As the nation considers its gun policies the Wyoming Legislature has taken a stance.

 

March 1, 2018



CHEYENNE — As the nation considers its gun policies the Wyoming Legislature has taken a stance.

Having heard the debates around the country, a bill to allow concealed firearms in places of worship might be considered controversial. Not in Wyoming.

On Tuesday night the Wyoming House of Representatives approved the Concealed Weapons in Places of Worship Bill on third reading by an overwhelming 56-2 vote with two abstentions.

The only two nay votes came from Rep. Mike Gierau and Rep. Andy Schwartz, both Democrats from Jackson.

“I voted against it,” Gierau said, “because this has to sto...



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