CCW Permits for Florida Women Older Than 65 Leap 600 Percent in Past Decade
Women make up about 1/5 of Florida's 1 million people licensed to carry concealed.
Insurance Company Owner Requires CCWs, Training for Employees
A Georgia business owner recently implemented a company policy requiring all employees to obtain a state-issued concealed carry permit and to be armed with a handgun for protection while doing business for the insurance firm.
One Million Texans Licensed to Carry
The Lone Star State surpassed an important milestone last month, as more than one million Texans are now licensed to carry firearms for personal protection, either concealed or openly.
Concealed Carry Permits Reach Record High
More than 14.5 million Americans are now licensed by states to carry a concealed handgun for personal and home protection, reflecting an increase of 1.73 million in the past 12 months.
Minnesota Carry Permit Holders Are Younger and Female
More than 200,000 Minnesotans now hold carry permits, marking an historic high, and state data indicate more permit holders are younger and female, according to a firearms advocacy group’s analysis of latest monthly statistics.
Pennsylvania County Offers Drive-Thru Carry Permits
Alleghany County in Pennsylvania recently hosted a drive-thru license-to-carry event in which residents could receive concealed carry permits during the COVID-19 crisis.
Handgun Permit Requests Overwhelming NC Officials
Handgun permit requests have increased significantly in North Carolina, overwhelming Sheriff's offices.
Study Reports Record Number of Carry Permits in U.S.
A recent study reported that carry permits have increased by 34 percent since 2016, bringing the total to roughly 19.5 million nationwide.
Ohio CCW Permits Soar, But Buckeyes Still Trail Neighbors
While in excess of 40 percent more permits to carry concealed handguns for personal protection in Ohio were issued during the first quarter of 2012 than during the same period in 2010, Buckeyes still have some catching up to do with their neighbors.
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