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Lee Bright on Gun Control

 


Constitutional Carry Amendment: no permits needed

One of the basic rights afforded by our Constitution is the right to bear arms, as was outlined in the Second Amendment. This right has been under constant attack in recent years.

Lee Bright strongly believes that the Constitution should be taken literally when it says that our right to bear arms "shall not be infringed". This means that the government has no authority to prohibit the free exercise of this liberty, which is why Lee proposed his Constitutional Carry Amendment. This bill would allow S.C. citizens to protect themselves at all times without the need to ask the government for permission first. Other states that allow guns to be carried in public have seen drops in crime rates, while states that enforce strict gun laws see a noticeable rise in crime. Other pro-Second Amendment bills sponsored by Lee include the Firearms Freedom Act, Firearms Liberty Act, along with many others that promote the rights of gun owners.

Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, BrightForSenate.com, "Issues" , Nov 22, 2013

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