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Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto is one of ten who have asked U.S. Senate leadership to halt a federal concealed carry law that would allow permit holders to cross state lines. The letter, signed by the Attorneys General said that a federal concealed carry law would hinder them from enforcing firearm permit standards in their own states.

The proposed law ”would force states to recognize concealed carry permits issued by any other states, even those with poor oversight and weaker permitting standards,” the attorneys general wrote. “These bills would create a lowest common denominator approach to public safety that would endanger police and make it more difficult to prosecute gun traffickers.”

Undersheriff Paul Howell of the Nevada Sheriffs and Chiefs CCW Committee likens the concept to the current regulation of driver’s licenses.

Read more at CBS Local

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