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Enzi cosponsors bill to help protect gun owners' rights in states like Wyoming

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., cosponsored legislation to help protect the rights of gun owners in states like Wyoming from a potential loophole in the Gun-Free School Zones Act.

 

May 16, 2019



Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., cosponsored legislation to help protect the rights of gun owners in states like Wyoming from a potential loophole in the Gun-Free School Zones Act.

Enacted in 1990, the Gun-Free School Zones Act makes it a federal crime to possess a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school zone, with a few exceptions, such as for individuals with a license by the state to carry a firearm. However, this exemption does not apply to citizens in states that do not require a license to carry a firearm, often referred to as permitless or Constitutional carry....



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