House passes bill allowing concealed carry across state lines

Critics argue that the bill would relax laws in areas with tight gun control.

The House of Representatives passed a controversial measure Wednesday that would allow gun owners with concealed carry permits from one state to carry them in other jurisdictions.The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, one of the National Rifle Association's top legislative priorities, passed in a largely party-line vote, 231-198, sending the measure to the Senate.House panel taking up bill allowing concealed carry across state linesFBI, ATF to conduct review of criminal background check system ...