Author: Amma Siriboe

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – Several new laws took effect in Louisiana today, including one allowing some veterans to carry a concealed handgun without a permit.The law allows active-duty and honorably discharged military veterans to bypass the permitting process to carry a concealed handgun. To qualify, a servicemember or veteran must have a valid military ID, a valid drivers’ license issued by the state displaying the word “veteran” or other documentation of an honorable discharge.We caught up with two gun shop owners with different opinions – one calls the new law a safety issue, while the other, a veteran himself,…

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