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Constitutional portering is currently underway in five states: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Nebraska and Ohio.

In Alabama, ABC 33/40 reports that two bills – House Bills 44 and 66 – have been introduced, each of which would eliminate the need to apply for a state government permit before being allowed to legally carry a concealed firearm for self-defense. .

In Georgia, Governor Brian Kemp (right) pledges to work with the legislature to bring the constitution to his office.

On January 5, 2021, Breitbart News reported a press release from Kemp in which it said, “I believe the Constitution of the United States grants our citizens the right to carry a firearm – without government approval. of State. For law-abiding Georgians, their port permit is the founding document of our nation. “

On December 19, 2021, Breitbart News cited a South Florida Sunshine Sentinel article noting that Florida is on the verge of removing its requirement that law-abiding citizens obtain a government permit in order to exercise Second Amendment rights.

Florida’s movement towards constitutional portrayal is led by Representative Anthony Sabatini (R). His bill would guarantee constitutional portage and also legalize the open carrying of firearms for self-defense. (Florida is one of the few states that does not have an open port.)

The NRA-ILA reports that constitutional legislation on babywearing was introduced in Nebraska on January 5, 2022. The legislation is sponsored by State Senator Tom Brewer (R).

The Constitutional Porterage Act was passed by the Ohio Senate in December 2021. The NRA-ILA notes that the Ohio Constitutional Porterage Act, Senate Bill 215, “authorizes a respectful adult of laws at least 21 years of age and legally permitted to own a firearm. , to carry a handgun without first needing to obtain permission from the government … In addition, this legislation maintains the current concealed handgun licensing system, so that citizens who still wish to obtain a license permits can do that.

WKBN 27 observes that Ohio House had already passed a separate constitutional deferral bill, meaning the two Houses would have to work together to get the language they want to ensure a bill is passed. eliminating permit requirements.

Constitutional portering is currently the law of the land in 21 states. These states are: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and Down Range author / curator with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused onn all Things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is a political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Contact him at You can sign up to get Down Range at


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