INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s cities and counties would be largely
prohibited from limiting gun possession under a bill moving through the
The Indiana House voted 77-21 Monday in favor of the bill, which would only
allow local governments to ban guns from buildings housing courts or with
metal detectors at public entrances.
Bill sponsor Rep. Mike Speedy, a Republican from Indianapolis, says the
measure wouldn’t change laws banning guns from school and university
The Indianapolis Colts had been worried that the bill would prevent the
banning of guns from Lucas Oil Stadium during games. But Colts attorney Dan
Emerson says changes made to the bill have eliminated those concerns.
The Senate has approved a similar version of the bill, but a single version
must still be agreed upon.