Each state has different laws regarding how and where guns are allowed. Explore where guns are allowed to be carried openly or concealed, and the peculiarities of state laws.
News21 read the firearms statutes for all 50 states. In some cases the law was not specific in outlining where a firearm could be taken. The term “unclear” was used to illustrate those places that were unregulated by state laws, where the law was contradictory, or places that were not specifically prohibited by the state’s firearm code.
Source: State statutes | Data collected by: Kristen Hwang, Kate Murphy | Design and Code by: Marlena Chertock