The U.S. Concealed Carry Association for Saving Lives Action Fund told Secrets that it has started a campaign to stop states from using backdoor tactics to make getting permits harder.
The campaign is focused on a Virginia lawmaker’s proposal to remove the U.S. Concealed Carry Association and National Rifle Association as the groups in charge of safety education classes required to get a permit.
Instead, the proposal from Democratic state Del. Dan Helmer would put the state government in charge of the education curriculum.
A similar setup in California has led to a dramatic cut in the number of permits issued because the state cut the pool of