Thanks to a brand new gun regulation just signed into law by Kansas Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, an armed citizen who witnessed a robbery at a Topeka gun store was able to pull his concealed weapon and confront the thugs ripping off the business. That fast-acting citizen was 24-year-old Joey Tapley, who chased the robbers out of Academy Sports and Outdoors and said he yelled at one of the perps as he drew and pointed his pistol, “Mine is loaded, just drop the gun.”
Tapley’s heroics paid off…as did the Kansas firearms law that took effect less than two weeks ago.
Topeka TV station WIBW reports that the new law to which Gov. Brownback just put his signature allows Kansas residents to carry a concealed weapon without needing a permit to do so. The law took effect on July 1, making Kansas the fifth state with such a permissive carry stance.
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By clicking on the video above, you can see how the new Kansas firearms law let a legally armed citizen do what could not have legally been done just last month.