Jul 17, 2021
Louisiana’s chance to become the 22nd state to adopt Constitutional Carry was temporarily dashed by the veto of Democrat Governor John Bel Edwards on June 25, 2021.
However, both chambers of its state legislature can still override the veto with ⅔ votes in each house. This has alarmed many political actors in the state who are banding together to stop a potential veto override.
A number of Louisiana mayors came together on July 13, 2021 to press elected officials to maintain Governor John Bel Edwards’ veto of Constitutional Carry, a bill that