For many years, our right to keep and bear arms has made steady progress at the state level.
How much does crime go down when the avid gun-control crowd gets what they want?
With the Biden Administration and an anti-gun Congress wielding power in Washington, D.C., our Second Amendment rights have been under unprecedented assault. Hostile legislation is moving on Capitol Hill. Anti-gun activists are being nominated and appointed to key government posts.
In 1986, only Vermont allowed concealed carry without a permit. A few other states issued permits fairly, but most other states refused to issue permits or only issued them arbitrarily to people the permitting authority decided had an unusual “need” to carry. But, by 2021, thanks in large part to four decades of tireless work by the NRA and members of this association, the situation has completely reversed.