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  • Shall Issue

    State law that provides that, upon completion of specified requirements, a law-abiding person shall be granted a permit to carry concealed firearms.
  • Discretionary/Reasonable Issue

    State law that provides the government with some discretion over the issuance of a carry permit, but which generally grants permits to all law-abiding persons.
  • No Permit Required

    State law that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms for lawful purposes without a permit.
  • Rights Restricted - Very Limited Issue

    State law that gives the government complete discretion over the issuance of carry permits, and where that discretion is normally used to deny the issuance of permits.
  • Rights Infringed/Non-Issue

    State law that completely prohibits carrying firearms for personal protection outside the home or place of business.
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FOX 32  

Friday, April 10, 2020

Armed home invader shot dead, another arrested in Arlington Heights: police

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Police are investigating a Saturday home invasion that left one suspect dead and another arrested in ...

Daily Herald  

Friday, April 10, 2020

After Home Invasion, Arlington Heights Homeowner Thanks Community for Support

The Arlington Heights homeowner who authorities say fought off one would-be robber Saturday and fatally shot another in ...

Tulsa World  

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Concealed carry permit holder fatally shoots armed woman outside north Tulsa shopping center

A concealed carry permit holder fatally shot a woman outside a north Tulsa shopping center Friday evening after ...

The Middletown Press  

Monday, December 2, 2019

Woman Fatally Shoots Man who Violated Protective Order

Authorities say a Gray’s Harbor woman has fatally shot a man who broke into a home and violated ...

ABC Action News  

Monday, December 2, 2019

Bread man delivers heroics to foil armed robbery at Georgia fast-food restaurant

He was supposed to be making an early morning bread delivery, but truck driver Joseph Chilton delivered some ...

Newsweek  

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Florida Man Guns Down Armed Robber Who Tried To Take His Jewelry: 'Don't Put An Ak-47 In My Face'

A Florida man said he was forced to gun down an armed robber who tried to take his ...

Strong Firearms Preemption Laws are More Important Than Ever

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Gun Laws  

Monday, November 11, 2019

Strong Firearms Preemption Laws are More Important Than Ever

Photo Courtesy of Jeremy Tremp In recent weeks, gun owners have been given two prime examples of just ...

Washington Examiner  

Monday, November 4, 2019

Pregnant Florida Woman Kills Home Intruder with AR-15

A pregnant Florida woman saved her husband and daughter's lives by killing a home intruder with an AR-15.  ...

19 News Cleveland  

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Man Who Robbed Barberton Couple Likely the Same Man Shot and Killed While Trying to Rob Akron Man

A man says a robber held a gun to his head on Hazelwood Street in Barberton on Sunday ...

The Daily Signal  

Monday, September 30, 2019

Lawful Gun Owners Defended Their Lives and Livelihoods in August

It seems as though every day another celebrity or politician demands that we place more severe restrictions on ...

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.