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  • 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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19-year-old shoots man trying to break into apartment

GA | WFTV  

Thursday, June 29, 2017

19-year-old shoots man trying to break into apartment

Police said a teenager shot and killed a man Monday as he attempted to break into the teen’s ...

Suspect hospitalized after reported attempted robbery turned shooting

AL | WIAT  

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Suspect hospitalized after reported attempted robbery turned shooting

A man has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after an attempted robbery led to a shooting, according to ...

Sapulpa Woman Fires Gun During Dog Attack

OK | News On 6  

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sapulpa Woman Fires Gun During Dog Attack

A woman walking her dog in Sapulpa fired shots when she said a loose dog attacked her and ...

Woman in wheelchair scares off burglars by showing gun

OH | Fox 8  

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Woman in wheelchair scares off burglars by showing gun

A woman, who lives on Cleveland’s west side, said she felt safe in her home until last week. ...

Castaic woman shoots suspect during burglary attempt

CA | ABC 7  

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Castaic woman shoots suspect during burglary attempt

A Castaic homeowner shot a man who forced entry into her residence in the early morning hours Monday, ...

Homeowner stops intruder after home invasion

OK | 4029 TV  

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Homeowner stops intruder after home invasion

Around midnight on June 25th, Krystal Kasprytzki and her husband were in their home, when the door swung ...

62-year-old Marine veteran shoots 3 home invasion suspects

AL | AL.com  

Monday, June 26, 2017

62-year-old Marine veteran shoots 3 home invasion suspects

A homeowner shot three suspects during an attempted home invasion in Theodore on Thursday afternoon, the Mobile County ...

Would-Be Burglar Shot By Homeowner

KY | Lex 18  

Monday, June 26, 2017

Would-Be Burglar Shot By Homeowner

A man who allegedly broke into a Laurel County home overnight is probably second-guessing that decision. According to ...

Chinese food driver shoots would-be robber outside abandoned house

FL | News 4  

Friday, June 23, 2017

Chinese food driver shoots would-be robber outside abandoned house

A Chinese food delivery driver shot at least one of three teens who police said set up the ...

Accused robber hospitalized after being shot in St. Helena Parish

LA | WBRZ  

Friday, June 23, 2017

Accused robber hospitalized after being shot in St. Helena Parish

A man is in the hospital after a failed robbery attempt at a store in St. Helena Parish. ...

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.