On Tuesday, House Bill 1621 was given a do-pass by the Senate General Laws committee, and will now be sent to the Senate floor for a vote.  Sponsored by state Representative Wanda Brown (R-116), HB 1621 would make it an unlawful employment practice to discriminate against an individual because he or she has a concealed carry endorsement or uses a firearm for a lawful purpose.  This legislation was previously passed in the state House on March 8, by a 115 to 36 vote.

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