C-dub wrote:I'm coming late to this thread.
I don't think any politician is any more important than I am, but I do recognize that they are a higher priority target than I am. It may be elitist, but I also thought that if it passes we can use it as leverage to push for those same exemptions for all CHLs in the future.
And while I may not agree that they really are any not any more important than anyone else from being able to protect ourselves, contacting a Representative or Senator and denouncing these bills may be detrimental to other pending firearms legislation that we are trying to pass. As long as the legislation is gaining ground for 2A rights and not taking them away, my opinion is you should let it pass. In the long run it may be beneficial to us to have this as a law. It is a lot easier to add 'This includes anyone with a Concealed Handgun License' into the statute in a subsequent session than to try and get a whole new section added under a bill