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Concealed Carry In The United States

Firearms lobby pushes for repeal of gun-free zones

CASPER, Wyo. — Gun rights activists in Wyoming are preparing for a contentious legislative debate over permission for the concealed carry of firearms in public buildings.

January 15, 2015 5:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming House advances bill to allow guns in schools

CHEYENNE, Wyo. —  Local school boards could allow teachers and other workers at Wyoming's K-12 schools who hold concealed-carry permits to carry guns on campus under a bill the Wyoming House of Representatives introduced on Thursday.

February 13, 2014 1:53 pmLoading…

Lawmakers: allow concealed guns on campus

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming teachers and others over age 21 who hold firearms permits could carry concealed guns at schools and college campuses under a bill pending introduction at the state Legislature.

February 11, 2014 6:46 pmLoading…
AP getting online threats after seeking names of concealed-weapon permit holders

AP getting online threats after seeking names of concealed-weapon permit holders

HELENA — Associated Press reporters in Montana have been subject to online threats after the news spread that Attorney General Tim Fox had denied AP’s request for the names and other information about Montanans with concealed-weapons  permits.

August 05, 2013 7:15 pmLoading…
Panel kills bill allowing guns in Wyoming schools

Panel kills bill allowing guns in Wyoming schools

CHEYENNE — A bill that would allow people to carry concealed guns in Wyoming K-12 schools and on college campuses died in a Senate committee Friday after dozens of educators, administrators, police and others testified it would make schools and colleges less safe.

February 08, 2013 11:40 am Related Loading…

Guest opinion: Teachers need access to defensive weapons

After the horrific shootings in Connecticut, we all hope to find a way to prevent this tragedy from ever happening again. Right now, as in the past, many in our nation are looking to gun control, and the pundits are insisting we act now while emotions are still high.

January 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Wyoming concealed-carry law makes few ripples

CHEYENNE — Posted prominently at the entrance to Frontier Mall in Cheyenne is a large “weapons prohibited” sign.

January 01, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Weapons banned at government meetings in Casper

CASPER, Wyo.  - Weapons are now banned at city government meetings in Casper.

December 21, 2011 9:55 amLoading…

Council moves forward with ordinance to restrict weapons in city meetings

CASPER -- The Casper City Council moved forward on Tuesday with an ordinance that would prevent the open carry of weapons in city government meetings.

December 06, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Casper to hold hearing on open-carry meeting ban

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Casper City Council will hold a public hearing next week on making it illegal for people to openly carry guns at public meetings.

October 28, 2011 8:46 amLoading…

Casper mayor prefers state open-carry meeting law

CASPER, Wyo. - Casper Mayor Paul Bertoglio says he would rather let state lawmakers decide whether people should be able to openly carry guns at public meetings.

October 27, 2011 11:34 amLoading…

Wyoming group threatens suit over proposed gun ban

CASPER — A Casper proposal to prohibit people from openly having a firearm at city government meetings is drawing the threat of a lawsuit from gun rights advocates who say such a ban will spiral to other places.

August 14, 2011 10:44 amLoading…
Concealed-carry gun law goes into effect today in Wyoming

Concealed-carry gun law goes into effect today in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A law that allows Wyomingites to carry concealed weapons without permits goes into effect today.

June 30, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Concealed gun carry without permits starts Friday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Gun rights supporters in Wyoming are thrilled with a new state law that will allow citizens to carry concealed guns without a permit starting July 1. But some in law enforcement and gun-control circles say they're concerned about the prospect of untrained people packing iron…

June 30, 2011 10:55 amLoading…

Legislature passes concealed carry bill

HELENA - Lawmakers have passed a gun-rights bill that allows concealed carry without a permit in Montana cities.

April 28, 2011 9:55 pmLoading…

Gun-rights bills face tough road in Montana Senate

HELENA — Having already cleared the state House, a handful of gun-rights bills that have drawn opposition from many Democrats and some Republicans has moved to the Senate, where they may face a tougher challenge.

March 16, 2011 12:37 pmLoading…

Wyoming senate committee moves concealed-carry bills

CHEYENNE — Despite opposition from some police organizations, a Wyoming Senate committee on Tuesday recommended approval of a bill that would place the state among just a few others nationwide that allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit.

January 18, 2011 3:14 pmLoading…

Proposed legislation to allow lawmakers to carry concealed guns into Capitol

HELENA — As state lawmakers on Monday considered hiring a police officer to beef up Capitol security after a congresswoman was shot in Arizona, a Montana senator has a bill to allow legislators with concealed gun permits to bring their weapons into the statehouse for protection.

January 11, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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