A gun control advocacy group, Everytown for Gun Safety, that poured $216,500 into New Mexico’s 2016 legislative elections is finding that one of the politicians they donated to is giving them a tough time on a bill expanding background checks for gun sales.
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Across the country, the number of concealed carry permit applicants has been on the rise, however from state to state the rules to receive said permit can be quite different. For example. some states require concealed carry applicants to prove their handgun competency by firing the handgun as a prerequisite to applying.
Last Thursday afternoon, Tijeras police responded to the scene of an elderly man attacked by a home invader. However, instead of seeing a ransacked home and a dead homeowner, the police found that the elderly man had fought back, shooting the intruder dead.
This article is meant to take a look at New Mexico’s open and concealed carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.
When he approached the car he heard one of them say to the other “did you get anything?” He thought this was a reference to a robbery they MAY have committed when in fact they were referring to a video game they were playing on their phones.
In New Mexico the law requires that students take a 2 day course full of great safety training and gun handling skills to prepare them to be able to carry a concealed firearm on or about the person. These concealed carry classes are available widely and we provide classes in both Santa Fe and Albuquerque.
A new law from 2015 has changed the way Nevada and New Mexico honor each other’s concealed carry permits.
House Bill 336 ensures that individuals who are prohibiting from possessing firearms will be submitted to and added to the NICS background check database.
This seemed to be a natural change to be made because regardless of the previous restriction placed on county employees, nothing prohibited non-employees who were visiting county buildings from carrying concealed or open on the county property. Thus the public had a right to carry where the employees of the building did not.