2 states to see final push for constitutional carry this week

Chris Eger for reports:

Governors in New Hampshire and Maine are set to make a decision on if the carry of a concealed handgun without a permit will be signed into law in coming days.

In New Hampshire, Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) has promised gun control groups she would veto a narrowly successful measure placed on her desk this week.

In Maine, Gov. Paul LePage (R) earlier voiced support for a proposal that passed the state legislature by large margins, but has since vowed not to sign any bills under protest of the lawmakers’ refusal to act on eliminating the state’s income tax.

LePage’s threat left the legislation’s sponsor, Sen. Eric Brakey, R-Auburn, bewildered due to the bill’s popularity after nearly veto-proof 87-60 and 23-12 wins in the House and Senate respectively.

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