concealed carry

8:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Kentucky Senate OKs Bill Allowing Concealed Carry Permit-Holders to Bring Guns into Bars


FRANKFORT — Legislation that would allow people with concealed carry permits to bring firearms into bars and restaurants is on its way to the Kentucky House.

The state Senate passed the measure Thursday by a 30 to 4 vote. State Sen. John Schickel says he believes Senate Bill 60 is about the right to defend oneself. He told fellow senators that crime rates and gun-related accidents have fallen since concealed carry laws were established.

Schickel says there is a reason for gun possession in a bar.

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