|Action||Promulgation of new regulation banning concealed firearms in executive branch agency offices|
|Comment Period||Ends 1/27/2016|
I disagree with the proposed regulation to ban concealed carry in executive agency buildings. Responsible, trained, and vetted citizens with concealed handgun permits, as well as those exempted by law (off-duty law enforcement officers), are not a threat to public safety. Overwhelmingly, these individuals are the most law-abiding citizens within our societies. This regluation is a solution looking for a problem and arbitrarily disarms law-abiding citizens. If the Governor authorizes armed guards at all of these locations, then maybe we could have an honest discussion, but to disarm law-abiding citizens while he walks around surrounded by armed guards is the apex of hypocrisy.