On Tuesday, July 1, about 60 new state laws will go into effect. Everything from erecting a monument to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (HB 1080) to requiring food stamp recipients to take drug tests (HB 772) will become law.
However, what may be the most controversial law, HB 60, the “Safe Protection Act” has drawn large followings both, for and against it. HB 60, which changes the laws on when and where someone can carry firearms.
“You’ll have people in bars, churches, areas of the airport at your son’s little league baseball game, strapped with guns. I’m disappointed with this law because it caused us to expand the freedoms of gun laws but there are no provisions that require additional training or safety requirements to go with the expanded freedoms,” said State Rep. Billy Mitchell (D-88). “This law could lead to