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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

    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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WFTS ABC  

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Intruder shot during home invasion in St. Petersburg

Detectives are investigating a home invasion that ended in a shooting late Tuesday night. Officers say two masked ...

ABC 7  

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Father shoots, kills home intruder in Lancaster

A man was fatally shot after allegedly breaking into a Lancaster home on Sunday.The shooting happened around 6:45 ...

WFAA 8 Dallas  

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Suspected Armed Robber Shot Dead on SMU Boulevard by Potential Victim, Police Say

A man suspected of an attempted robbery has been shot dead at an apartment complex near Southern Methodist ...

WSBRadio.com Atlanta  

Monday, May 20, 2019

Woman Says Intruder Tried to Break Into Her Home Twice Just Days Apart

A homeowner said someone tried to break into her house for the second time this month -- until ...

Tallahassee Democrat  

Monday, May 20, 2019

Wabash Trail Homeowner Opens Fire on Intruder in Kitchen, two later Arrested in Burglary

Two suspects who traded gunshots with a Wabash Trail homeowner Wednesday used the victim’s stolen keys to enter ...

Q13FOX Seattle-Tacoma  

Monday, May 20, 2019

Homeowner Tried to Defend his Property with Stick; When that didn’t Work, he Used Gun

A man in Thurston County was forced to defend himself Friday when a homeless intruder broke into his ...

Cleveland.com  

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Robbery Suspect Shot by Cleveland Cellphone Store Employee Charged in Separate Hold-up

A Cleveland man shot by a Metro by T-Mobile employee during an attempted robbery also committed a hold-up ...

ABC 7 Los Angeles  

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Father Shoots, Kills Home Intruder in Lancaster

A man was fatally shot after allegedly breaking into a Lancaster home on Sunday. The shooting happened around ...

Seattlepi.com  

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

King County Sheriff Releases 911 Audio of Fatal Home Invasion

Authorities released the 911 call recording of a home invasion in Seattle's White Center neighborhood, where the homeowner ...

KDFW FOX 4 Dallas  

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Would-be Robber Shot Dead by Grand Prairie Homeowner

A home invasion suspect was shot dead by a Grand Prairie homeowner early Monday. Police said the suspect, ...

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.