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    State law that provides that, upon completion of specified requirements, a law-abiding person shall be granted a permit to carry concealed firearms.
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    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.
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    State law that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms for lawful purposes without a permit.
  • Rights Restricted - Very Limited Issue

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  • 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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Woman arrested after Broken Arrow-area man fatally shoots three intruders

OK | Tulsa World  

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Woman arrested after Broken Arrow-area man fatally shoots three intruders

The son of a Broken Arrow-area homeowner fatally shot three masked intruders, two of whom were juveniles, during ...

Armed robbery reported in Lamont, suspect shot

CA | ABC 23  

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Armed robbery reported in Lamont, suspect shot

The suspect in a Lamont armed robbery was taken to the hospital Monday afternoon after being shot. The ...

Retired officer shoots suspect in Cypress

TX | ABC 13  

Monday, March 27, 2017

Retired officer shoots suspect in Cypress

Harris County Sheriff's Office confirmed that a retired police officer shot his neighbor Saturday night in northwest Harris ...

Birmingham man shot in home invasion at Southtown

AL| AL.com  

Monday, March 27, 2017

Birmingham man shot in home invasion at Southtown

The tenant of a Southtown apartment shot a man who invaded his residence Friday night, according to Birmingham ...

Armed suspect shot by tenant in attempted home invasion

PA | Fox 29  

Monday, March 27, 2017

Armed suspect shot by tenant in attempted home invasion

An armed home invasion suspect was shot by his would-be victim during an incident early Friday morning in ...

Burglar caught, held at gunpoint in Tupelo home

MS| WTVA  

Monday, March 27, 2017

Burglar caught, held at gunpoint in Tupelo home

Police in Tupelo have arrested a man whom officers say was caught burglarizing a home and was held ...

Seattle Gun Tax Fails to Generate Projected Revenue, Succeeds in Burdening Rights

News  

Gun Laws  

Friday, March 24, 2017

Seattle Gun Tax Fails to Generate Projected Revenue, Succeeds in Burdening Rights

On March 16, 2017, the Seattle Times reported that Seattle city officials were reluctant to release data on ...

Westside homeowner gets into shootout with gunman

FL | News 4 Jax  

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Westside homeowner gets into shootout with gunman

A Westside homeowner got into a shootout Monday morning with a person armed with an assault rifle, according ...

Burglar caught on video fleeing mother of two and her shotgun

FL | Twitchy  

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Burglar caught on video fleeing mother of two and her shotgun

WPLG in Miami is hoping viewers can help identify a burglar who was caught on surveillance video attempting ...

Homeowner shoots suspects attempting to rob his Breaux Bridge home

LA | KLFY  

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Homeowner shoots suspects attempting to rob his Breaux Bridge home

A Breaux Bridge man shot two suspects attempting to rob his home early Tuesday morning. St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s ...

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.