Right of Each Citizen to Keep and Bear Arms

Louisiana Ballot Measure - CA NO. 2 (Act 874 - SB 303)

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Yes: 1331891  (73.45%)
No: 481360  (26.55%)

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Summary

Present Constitution provides that the right of each citizen to keep and bear arms shall not be abridged and this provision shall not prevent the passage of laws to prohibit carrying a concealed weapon.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment provides that the right of each citizen to keep and bear arms is fundamental and shall not be infringed. Further provides that any restriction on this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment deletes the provision relating to the passage of laws to prohibit carrying a concealed weapon.

Measure Text

Do you support an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Louisiana to provide that the right to keep and bear arms is a fundamental right and any restriction of that right requires the highest standard of review by a court? (Amends Article I, Section 11)

(Select One)

__YES

__NO