The future possibility of a nationwide constitutional carry remains in a holding pattern at this time. Tom Abbett, from Realtor Safety Services, is an NRA range safety officer and a conceal carry instructor here at the lake. Abbett says the biggest impact from the recent presidential election will be naming the new Supreme Court justice to replace Anthony Scalia who died earlier this year.
During his campaign, President-elect Trump indicated that he has a list of 21 potential nominees he is likely to decide from. Those nominees include various state Supreme Court justices, federal appeals court judges and one sitting Republican senator.