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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.
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    State law that completely prohibits carrying firearms for personal protection outside the home or place of business.
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Armed customer shoots at crooks in Roseville

MI | Fox 2 Detroit  

Monday, February 20, 2017

Armed customer shoots at crooks in Roseville

A customer at a Roseville party store fights back against a couple of would-be robbers. Two crooks came ...

Intruder shot by homeowner, found nearby

FL |News 4 Jacksonville  

Monday, February 20, 2017

Intruder shot by homeowner, found nearby

A home intruder was shot Saturday night while inside a Westside home, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. A ...

Robber Arrested, Police Seek Two Others, After Friday Home-Invasion

WA | Seattle.Gov  

Monday, February 20, 2017

Robber Arrested, Police Seek Two Others, After Friday Home-Invasion

One man was arrested in Rainier Beach early Friday after a homeowner exchanged gunfire with a trio of ...

Homeowner holds theft suspects at gunpoint until police arrive

IN| WTHR  

Monday, February 20, 2017

Homeowner holds theft suspects at gunpoint until police arrive

Police received some assistance from a homeowner who held three people at gunpoint until officers arrived Friday. Those ...

Suspect shot during armed robbery

TX | WacoTribe.com  

Monday, February 20, 2017

Suspect shot during armed robbery

A Temple man who police say was trying to rob a Waco business early Friday morning remained hospitalized ...

Store manager shoots robber

GA | 11 Alive  

Friday, February 17, 2017

Store manager shoots robber

A package store owner shot and killed a masked man allegedly trying to rob the store, police said. ...

St. Pete woman shoots intruder

Fl | Fox 13  

Friday, February 17, 2017

St. Pete woman shoots intruder

A burglar apparently picked the wrong house to break into Thursday morning. St. Petersburg police say Mary Starling ...

Assault Victim Calls Armed Iraq War Vet That Saved Her Life “An Angel” Sent From God

MI | American Military News  

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Assault Victim Calls Armed Iraq War Vet That Saved Her Life “An Angel” Sent From God

The veteran walked into a liquor store in Michigan on Thursday night and found 29-year-old Tramell Jackson beating ...

Victim, alleged robber identified in second shooting in Glen Oaks in less than 12 hours

LA | KSLA  

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Victim, alleged robber identified in second shooting in Glen Oaks in less than 12 hours

Deputies responded to the scene of a fatal shooting in the Glen Oaks area. This is the second ...

Maybe Punching That Armed Clerk Was A Bad Idea

TX | Bearing Arms  

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Maybe Punching That Armed Clerk Was A Bad Idea

A convenience store clerk shot a robbery suspect at a gas station in south Houston on Monday afternoon, ...

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.