Today, the Arkansas Senate passed Senate Bill 131, introduced by state Senator Bruce Holland (R-9), on a bipartisan vote of 24-9. This legislation would close the loophole that allows media outlets to obtain and publish the names and zip codes of concealed carry handgun license (CHCL) holders. In 2009, Arkansas amended its concealed handgun license law to remove the ability of media outlets to publish names AND addresses of license holders.

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