By CN Staff
Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming… What do all these states have in common? Well, if you’re a resident of any of them and are legally allowed to own a firearm, you’re allowed to carry one concealed.
This is a term called either ‘permitless carry’ or ‘constitutional carry’ and each state regulates precisely what those terms really mean. For instance, some states will allow someone to carry a pistol without a permit so long as it is concealed. For others, they grant a full range of open carry or concealed carry.
In almost all cases, it applies specifically to residents of that state — though there are exceptions.
As more and more state legislatures consider permitless concealed carry, a natural question arises: if I don’t need a permit to carry concealed, why should I go through the process of getting one?
In this article, we’ll address specifically why it’s a good idea and how getting a permit from your state, even if you don’t need one to carry within the state, can help you out later on.
There’s an imaginary (and very legally binding) line that divides states. That imaginary line can work for …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation