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House passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

a Gun Guy Tactical instructor, helps a participant properly hold his firearm.
A Gun Guy Tactical instructor, helps a participant properly hold his firearm. Photo: Rogelio V. Solis / AP

The House passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act on Wednesday in a 231-198 vote. The bill would allow concealed carriers with state-issued licenses to carry in other states that allow concealed carry.

Why it matters: This is the first major legislative win of the year for the NRA, and per Axios' Alayna Treene, proves that the group "still has clout on Capitol Hill." Unsurprisingly, the bill has been criticized by gun reform advocates.

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