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Congressman John Ratcliffe

Representing the 4th District of Texas

Rep. Ratcliffe defends Texans’ Second Amendment rights

December 6, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) voted today for the passage of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (H.R. 38) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

“Texas’ 4th District shares a border with three other states, and I’m committed to making sure the law-abiding concealed carry permit holders I represent aren’t restricted from lawfully carrying their concealed firearms just because they cross state lines,” Ratcliffe said.

“The passage of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act is a huge win on behalf of the Second Amendment, and I’m grateful we’re taking strides to ensure this right is always respected.”  

H.R. 38 implements concealed carry reciprocity across state lines by ensuring that law-abiding citizens who have a valid concealed carry license in one state are able to legally carry their concealed firearm in any other state that allows concealed carry