Well, at least to some degree.
West Virginia lawmakers have managed to override a veto by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin of a bill that would allow adults to carry concealed handguns without a permit.
The Democratic Tomblin used his veto to override peoples’ second amendment constitutional right to bear arms but the West Virginia legislature didn’t let him get away with it. The state’s house of delegates and the Senate completed the override of Tomblin’s veto with a vote of 23-11. The vote was bi-partisan in both chambers, therefore a number of WV Democrats deserve credit in this particular case. Continue Reading