Which states allow open carry in US? (Full List)

on August 18 2009 12:18 PM

The laws in the United States regarding open carry of handguns are vary from state to state. Below is the full list of open carry states:

States permit open carry without requiring the citizen to apply for any permit or license: (11)

AlaskaMontanaIdahoWyomingNevadaArizonaNew MexicoSouth DakotaVermontKentuckyVirginia

States permit open carry with restrictions: (13)

UtahNorth DakotaMinnesotaIowaTennesseeMississippiGeorgiaIndianaMarylandNew JerseyRhode IslandConnecticutMassachusetts

States prohibit open carry: (7)

New YorkOklahomaSouth CarolinaArkansasTexasIllinoisFlorida

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