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.
People who like to do their own research will visit sites with primary sources, not simply trust the articles floating around online, and people who really like to do their own research on state laws will go directly to the states’ legislation pages. So what happens when they all say something different?
Several outlets picked up on the fact that laws passed in Texas earlier in the year now allowed for openly carrying swords, banned texting while driving, and had several other assorted effects, but one thing that was virtually unreported when it became effective was a small but significant change to the State’s underage drinking laws.
As more laws are passed it gets easier to add more and more fines onto the original offense without much notice. Case in point – one week ago on March 24th, 2017 the Governor of Tennessee signed a law which effectively increased the maximum fine for possessing less than a half ounce of marijuana by 10%, doubling the minimum fine at the same time.