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Prohibit schools & localities from enacting gun restrictions

Legislative Summary: HB 2502: The bill amends the Weapons Free School Act to prohibit school districts from adopting policies preventing organizations from conducting activities on school property solely because the activities involve the possession and use of air guns.

Analysis by The Wichita Eagle: HB 2502 bundles most of the Legislature's gun-related legislation for the session. The bill says public employers, such as cities and counties, cannot forbid employees from carrying concealed weapons while on duty. Public employers should not have the power to endanger their employees by restricting them from carrying a firearm for protection, Sen. Forrest Knox, R-Altoona, said during the Senate debate.

Legislative Outcome: Passed Senate 32-6-2 on May/1/16; State Sen. Susan Wagle voted YES; Passed House 92-28-5 on May/1/16; Signed by Governor Sam Brownback on May/11/16

Source: The Wichita Eagle analysis of Kansas voting records HB 2502 , May 1, 2016

Allow concealed carry of guns without a license

Legislative Summary: SB 45: The bill adds language allowing the concealed carry of a firearm without a concealed carry license issued by the State, as long as that individual is not prohibited from possessing a firearm under either federal or state law.

Everytown.org analysis 2/6/15: The Kansas Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, condemned the passage of S.B. 45, legislation that would effectively dismantle the state's concealed carry licensing system. Kansas would become one of only five states to allow people to carry hidden, loaded guns in public places without any training or license required.

Legislative Outcome: Passed House 85-39-1 on Mar/25/15; Passed Senate 31-8-1 on Mar/25/15; State Sen. Susan Wagle voted YES; Signed by Governor Sam Brownback on Apr/2/15.

Source: Everytown.org analysis of Kansas S.B. 45 voting records , Mar 25, 2015

Rated 93% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record.

Wagle scores 93% by NRA on pro-gun rights policies

While widely recognized today as a major political force and as America's foremost defender of Second Amendment rights, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has, since its inception, been the premier firearms education organization in the world. But our successes would not be possible without the tireless efforts and countless hours of service our nearly three million members have given to champion Second Amendment rights and support NRA programs.

The following ratings are based on lifetime voting records on gun issues and the results of a questionaire sent to all Congressional candidates; the NRA assigned a letter grade (with A+ being the highest and F being the lowest).

Source: NRA website 10-NRA on Aug 11, 2010

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