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Lobby Day 2015!

The 2015 legislative session was an outstanding one for West Virginia gun owners. The WVCDL was instrumental in authoring and/or securing passage of multiple pro-gun bills. In 2015, the legislature secured:

  • CHL Privacy (exempting private CHL information from FOIA requests)
  • Clean up of open carry issues in the woods and in vehicles
  • Allowing people with CHLs to store their firearms in their vehicles on the State Capitol Complex
  • Mandatory CLEO signoffs for NFA items

The WVCDL was also instrumental authoring and securing the passage of SB347 (Constitutional Carry), but the bill was vetoed by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin.

The WVCDL looks forward to revisiting the fight on Constitutional Carry, and we need your support. We need your membership, and most importantly we need your presence at Lobby Day, on Monday, February 15th, 2016 in the Capitol Rotunda.

For previous WVCDL News, click here.


About Us

The West Virginia Citizens Defense League (WVCDL), West Virginia's largest pro-gun lobbying group, is a non-partisan, non-profit, all-volunteer, grassroots organization of concerned West Virginians who support our individual right to keep and bear arms for defense of self, family, home and state, and for lawful hunting and recreational use, as guaranteed by Article III, §22 of the West Virginia Constitution and the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.

WVCDL is proud of it's accomplishments and remains the largest West Virginia-based gun rights organization.

The WVCDL seeks to promote legislation in the West Virginia Legislature to eliminate unfair restrictions on law-abiding citizens' right to keep and bear arms and promote public awareness of the lawful use of firearms in self-defense.

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