Conceal carry might be legal under Army Corps of Engineers proposal


It might soon be possible for Oklahomans to carry concealed handguns onto property of the Army Corps of Engineers.

As POLITICO reported, the Army Corps of Engineers on Monday proposed lifting restrictions on firearms on the roughly 12 million acres of land it controls.

The policy change, long sought by GOP members of Congress through unsuccessful appropriations riders, would lift a requirement that people receive written permission from the Corps’ District Commander in order to carry a concealed weapon on Corps property. The public is already allowed to carry firearms for hunting and fishing, but under the proposed regulation they could also carry concealed weapons for other purposes, so long as they abide by other state, local and federal laws.

Source: POLITICO’s Morning Energy Report