By Dean Weingarten via The Truth About Guns
In July, 2016, the number of concealed carry permits in the United States was over 14.5 million and was growing rapidly during the election year. It’s now over 15 million, and likely to go much higher. Starting with numbers from the Crime Prevention Research Center, there have been increases in all states where numbers were available. The dozen states listed below show actual figures and the increase from the numbers cited earlier in the CPRC study.
Arizona 272,622 to 315,107 as of May 18, 2017, an increase of 42,485.
Florida 1,581,742 to 1,755,580 as of April 30, 2017, an increase of 173,838.
Indiana 728,976, to 799,546 as of March 31, 2017, an increase of 70,570.
Michigan 556,136 to 613,387 as of May 1, 2017, an increase of 57,251.
Massachusetts 360,263 to 412,369 as of Dec, 2016, an increase of 52,106.
Source:: Concealed Nation