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Concealed Handgun Permits (1996)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-03-29

Duration: 00:10:03

Subjects: Gun Control | Concealed carry | Concealed weapons


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Wright, Emery Interviewee
  • Broussard, Randy Interviewee
  • Jordan, Max Speaker
  • Haymaker, Richard Speaker
  • Simpson, Dwayne Interviewee


This segment from the March 29, 1996, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the Foster Administration’s bill under consideration at the 1996 Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature allowing concealed handgun permits statewide instead of a single parish. She interviews: Emery Wright, shooting range regular; Randy Broussard, shooting range owner; and Dwayne Simpson, shooting range employee. Her report also includes highlights of the testimony in a Senate committee, including Richard Haymaker, the president of Louisiana Ceasefire, as well as comments by State Senator Max Jordan. Host: Robert Collins