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Right to Carry Laws

  • Shall Issue

    State law that provides that, upon completion of specified requirements, a law-abiding person shall be granted a permit to carry concealed firearms.
  • Discretionary/Reasonable Issue

    State law that provides the government with some discretion over the issuance of a carry permit, but which generally grants permits to all law-abiding persons.
  • No Permit Required

    State law that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms for lawful purposes without a permit.
  • Rights Restricted - Very Limited Issue

    State law that gives the government complete discretion over the issuance of carry permits, and where that discretion is normally used to deny the issuance of permits.
  • Rights Infringed/Non-Issue

    State law that completely prohibits carrying firearms for personal protection outside the home or place of business.
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Nude man walks into Tempe home, homeowner holds man at gunpoint

AZ | ABC  

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Nude man walks into Tempe home, homeowner holds man at gunpoint

Tempe police said the naked man was able to crawl over a fence in an alley to gain ...

Homeowner Shot wanted suspect 'to protect myself, my family, and my neighbors'

TN| WMC Action News 5  

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Homeowner Shot wanted suspect 'to protect myself, my family, and my neighbors'

A man wanted by police for ramming Memphis police cruisers and speeding off was shot and killed by ...

Armed Customer Shoots  Walgreens Robbery Suspect at Pharmacy Counter

AZ | Breitbart  

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Armed Customer Shoots Walgreens Robbery Suspect at Pharmacy Counter

Police say an armed robber demanding oxycodone at a Phoenix Walgreens was shot and killed Tuesday night by ...

Burglary suspect shot multiple times

NC | Robesonian  

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Burglary suspect shot multiple times

A woman defended her home from a burglar by shooting the man multiple times with a .40 caliber ...

Homeowner shoots alleged attempted burglar

FL | WESH  

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Homeowner shoots alleged attempted burglar

An alleged intruder was shot dead by a resident early Sunday at the Raintree Apartments South of Clermont. ...

Man attacks gun carry permit holder with fork at Nashville hotel

TN | Fox 17  

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Man attacks gun carry permit holder with fork at Nashville hotel

A Tennessee valid carry permit holder shot his attacker after the suspect tried to gain entry and stab ...

Flying with Firearms - Get the Facts

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Flying with Firearms - Get the Facts

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has established specific requirements for transporting firearms and ammunition in checked baggage on ...

Suspect shot in botched aggravated robbery at smoke shop

TX | KWTX  

Monday, July 31, 2017

Suspect shot in botched aggravated robbery at smoke shop

Waco Police are investigating after an aggravated robbery suspect was shot by an employee of a smoke shop during his ...

Man shot while trying to 'forcibly enter' house

PA | WTAE  

Monday, July 31, 2017

Man shot while trying to 'forcibly enter' house

State police have opened a homicide investigation into the early morning death of a man shot outside a ...

Suspect shot by man in self-defense

TX | KCEN TV  

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Suspect shot by man in self-defense

Officials said police received a call in reference to a shots fires around 2:49 a.m. When officers arrived at ...

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.