State Rep. Barry Ivey of Baton Rouge has made it official: a bill that would make "Constitutional Carry" Louisiana's law of the land has been filed.

Ivey's bill, HB4, would amend the state's constitution by specifying that a person who may otherwise legally carry a handgun is not require to obtain or have a license / permit from the state to carry a handgun in Louisiana. The amendment, if passed, would do away with the state's current concealed carry law.

Ivey's proposed legislation states:

"The right of each citizen to keep and bear arms includes the right to possess a concealed handgun without the necessity of obtaining a permit or license, unless the person is prohibited from possessing a firearm under the laws of Louisiana or the laws of the United States."

If passed by state legislators in the upcoming session, it would be placed on the ballot for voters this November.

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