United States Concealed Carry Statistics
This is a discussion on How many "Conceal Carry" are there in America? within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Sorry if this has been asked here before. But with the "357 snub nosed packin' she's more important than us or our loved one's" Diane ...
Sorry if this has been asked here before.
But with the "357 snub nosed packin' she's more important than us or our loved one's" Diane Fienstein about to rewrite our 2nd ammendment, I want to write my Congress Man/Woman to try to put things in prospective (with over 20,000 gun laws in our nation already.)
Also looking for some stats where a lawfully armed citizen saved lives.
One I'm going to link is the conceal carry young man at our local Clackamas town center here in Oregon that was seen by the shooter, then never fired another shot on shoppers.
Thanks guys and girls!
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It seems Missouri had 5,100 new permits in just the last two months. From a period 10/31/12 - 12/31/12.
Total valid permits 160,184.
Onward and upward!
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How about this one from a few days ago?
UPDATE: Loganville Mother Shoots Burglar Several Times - Loganville-Grayson, GA Patch
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47k in Maryland? I seriously doubt that one. 35k in Cali seems unlikely, as well.
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I see only one problem with this 'number of permits per state' figure...
Most of the people I know WITH permits, don't carry...having a permit is one thing, but using it is another figure...just a thought to consider.
Don't get me wrong, I like the idea of more permit holders, but it's misleading to think that it's ALL these people walking around 'armed'.OMOYMV
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Utah, per capita is huge.
Almost 1/2 a million.
Michigan is almost 380,000
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Please note these only document the LEGAL conceal carry license/permits!
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I added all the states up (rounding to thousands) and came up with approximately 7,848,000.
So, for simplicity sake, around 8 MILLION!
Well let's see... There's me; so that's one.
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