Is There a Map That Shows the States With Open Carry Laws?


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Maps that show the states with open carry laws are available on OpenCarry.org and DallasNews.com. As of 2015, six states prohibit open carry, while several states allow it without restriction. Other states allow it with restrictions or provided the carrier has a permit, according to The Dallas Morning News.

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Open carry refers to the act of carrying a firearm in plain sight so as to be visible on the person’s body, explains Shooters Depot. This is in contrast with concealed carry, in which a person carries a weapon in such a way that someone looking at them is not able to tell that they have a firearm.

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