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There are 20 Constitutional Carry States

There are 20 Constitutional Carry States

You will now be able to carry a concealed handgun from West Virginia to Idaho or from Arizona to Montana without a permit. Iowa became the 19th state. In Iowa, the House vote was 60-37 and in the Senate it passed 31-17. In the House, all the Republicans and one...

More problems with the latest FBI Reports: 15% of Active Shooter Attacks During 2014-19 were Stopped Or Mitigated By Citizens Legally Carrying Guns, But Misses More than Half The Cases

More problems with the latest FBI Reports: 15% of Active Shooter Attacks During 2014-19 were Stopped Or Mitigated By Citizens Legally Carrying Guns, But Misses More than Half The Cases

The FBI claims that there were 27 active shooting cases in 2018 and 28 cases in 2019, but they have missed at least seven cases, with at least six cases where a concealed handgun permit holder stopped the attack. So there should be nine cases (14.52%) where people...

New Concealed Carry Report For 2020: 19.48 Million Permit Holders, 820,000 More Than Last Year despite many states shutting down issuing permits because of the Coronavirus

New Concealed Carry Report For 2020: 19.48 Million Permit Holders, 820,000 More Than Last Year despite many states shutting down issuing permits because of the Coronavirus

A copy of our newest report is available here (please download). Copies of our annual reports from 2014 through 2019 are available here. UPDATE: Some more recent data is shown at the bottom of this post and shows that the number of permits have increased by...

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