State of the State: Recent Gun Control Legislation/Recent Supreme Court Decision
Guest: Frank Soccoccio, attorney and president of the RI 2nd Amendment Coalition, Home (ri2nd.org)
Host: Richard August
Description: This interview focuses on the recent gun control legislation passed by the RI general assembly and the recent Supreme Court decision regarding the right to carry a firearm. The discussion includes the general content of the laws passed and their anticipated effects; various aspects of the laws like magazine limitations; conceal carry permits; differences in the permitting practices; anticipated court action resulting; the required surrender of personal property; etc. An interesting fact is that less than one half of one percent of the Rhode Islanders have a firearm carry permit.