CT house passes bill to keep handguns inside safe in car

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HARTFORD -

The state House has passed a law requiring gun owners to keep firearms inside a safe when traveling in vehicles.

The decision comes one day after "Ethan's Law" passed, which requires unloaded guns to be secured inside a safe at home if kids are present.

The new law would not apply to rifles or assault weapons and handguns can still be kept locked inside the truck of a vehicle.  The bill will now move to the senate.   

           

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