Should States Grant Permitless Concealed Carry?

Last year, the Washington Post ran an article reporting that an increasing number of states have changed their minds. They are now allowing their residents to carry concealed weapons without obtaining a license to do so. States With Permit-less Concealed Carry According to WP at least 11 states now have laws permitting residents to carry a gun without a permit. A study by John Hopkins confirms that actually 12 states now allow permit-less concealed carry. The National Conference of State

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Crossing State Lines with a Concealed Weapon? Know the Law Before You Travel

State-by-state laws for conceal carry can be complex enough. Until, you begin crossing state lines. The issue becomes almost impossible to unravel. While legislation is being moved forward, that could make state conceal-carry permits more like driver’s licenses (if you are legal in one state, you are legal in all). The current laws are dictated by each state. Therefore, just because you are able to carry in your home state, does not mean you are allowed to carry in another.

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