This means that individual states would no longer have a say in who carries a concealed weapon if they have the appropriate documentation from the state where they got their CCW permit initially. They would have to recognize each other state’s CCW permit as they do a driver’s license.
One question I’ve been hearing more lately in the wake of recent shootings at bars, nightclubs and music festivals is whether its legal to carry a concealed weapon into those places for protection. As usual with these questions, the answer is “it varies”.
While alcohol and firearms don’t mix, there are plenty of people who go to concerts, shows and other venues where alcohol is served without drinking. Designated drivers immediately come to mind. How each state addresses these situations is influenced by several types of laws.