Walmart has decided to stop selling firearms at its 16 New Mexico locations due to a new universal background check law which went into effect last Monday, July 1, 2019. Senate Bill (SB) 8, makes it unlawful to sell any firearm without having first performed a background check. Doing so could result in a misdemeanor […]
Las Cruces, NM— A man fatally shot his neighbor after witnessing what he believed to be an attack near his home on Saturday morning. According to Las Cruces Police Department, 28-year-old Nathan Froseth and his wife had started drinking on Friday night which carried into early Saturday morning June 16th. At some point, the couple […]
Until recently, New Mexico and Louisiana honored each other’s concealed carry permits. That has now changed. Now, residents of New Mexico will no longer be allowed to carry concealed in the state of Louisiana, and vice versa. As of yesterday, the NM state government sites shows the updated lists of what state permits are honored […]
A judge with a gun stopped a man from breaking into a vehicle In Carlsbad, New Mexico. Eddy County Magistrate Judge Kelly Calicoat told police that he had been leaving the courthouse when he spotted a man rummaging through a car he knew belonged to one of the courthouse clerks. When Judge Calicoat returned […]
Trying to understand where you can and can’t carry with the New Mexico CCW Permit? This article will help you understand the law.
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.
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.
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.