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The History of Concealed Carry in the United States

The History of Concealed Carry in the United States

Carrying a gun is as American as apple pie for those of us that do it. We are blessed to live in the only nation on this earth that truly honors this essential liberty, at least in most places. Americans have been heavily armed since the inception of our nation, and even before. The European…

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A Quick and Dirty Guide to Constitutional Carry

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Constitutional Carry

Even outside of CCW or Second Amendment circles, constitutional carry is making headlines right now—and ruffling more than a few feathers as a result. There’s a lot of media hype around the issue, and a great many talking heads and pundits tossing quips back and forth. But getting down to brass tacks, what is constitutional…

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Constitutional Carry Comes to New Hampshire!

Constitutional Carry Comes to New Hampshire!

With the stroke of his pen, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu (R) made it legal to carry a concealed firearm without a license Wednesday. It’s the first bill he has signed since taking office. “It is common-sense legislation,” Sununu said during a ceremony in Executive Council chambers. “This is about making sure that our laws…

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Why You Should Get A Concealed Carry Permit

People who own and carry firearms are often at odds philosophically over a number of things, among which is the requirement to get a concealed carry permit. Many feel that constitutional carry is the only acceptable law regarding the carrying of firearms. Comments like "the Second is MY permit!" and memes saying same are very…

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Constitutional Carry Comes to Missouri!

Constitutional Carry Comes to Missouri!

Missouri becomes the 11th state to allow “constitutional carry,” allowing people to carry concealed firearms without a permit! On Wednesday, the Missouri state senate used parliamentary maneuvers to end a Democrat filibuster and force a vote to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of SB656, a bill written to eliminate the permit requirements for concealed carry.…

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Idaho Adopts Constitutional Carry for CCW

Idaho Adopts Constitutional Carry for CCW

On Friday, March 25, Governor Butch Otter signed into law a bill that permits residents over the age of 21 to carry a concealed firearm within city limits without the need for a permit. The bill, SB 1389, took a fast track through the the Idaho State House and Senate, having been proposed on March 7th. Permitless…

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Concealed Handgun License No Longer Needed in Maine

Concealed Handgun License No Longer Needed in Maine

As of October 15th, 2015, Maine law allows for the concealed carry of a handgun without a permit for residents and non-residents that are legally allowed to own a firearm. There are some limitations; with some exceptions carry is limited to people over the age of 21. The law also limits where one may carry. …

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What Constitutional Carry Really Means…

What Constitutional Carry Really Means…

The state of Utah recently passed a constitutional carry bill, which says a person can carry a concealed handgun without needing a permit. Once this bill got passed I heard from a few instructors who were afraid they were going to go out of business because nobody would take their classes anymore. Obviously, they hadn’t…

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Permitless Carry Passes Montana House; Pending in State Senate

Permitless Carry Passes Montana House; Pending in State Senate

Today, the state House voted 69 to 29 to adopt the Conference Committee report for NRA-supported House Bill 271.  Sponsored by state Representative Krayton Kerns (R-Laurel), the current language of HB 271 simply says that the prohibition on concealed carry does not apply to “a person who is eligible to possess a handgun under state or federal law.” Existing…

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Colorado Constitutional Carry Postponed Indefinitely

In a defeat for constitutional carry, the Colorado Senate has vote to indefinitely postpone HB 1205 that would have removed licensing requirements for carrying a concealed weapon in the state.  The move essentially kills the bill and follows the House voting to approve it. Source: http://www.krdo.com/news/27285818/detail.html

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