Concealed Weapons Prevent Crime

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Can carrying a concealed weapon prevent crime? Some could argue that people with guns in public situations is a very bad idea. This seems to be because the Government believes that everyone is a criminal, no matter how seamless and accomplished one may be. But then there is a scenario of your daughter, niece or little sister; of say in the wrong place at the wrong time and she gets attacked, unprepared to defend herself from a criminal. Then there is the scenario of the family member being educated about gun safety and learning that he or she has the freedom of choice to go through safety training and posses a concealed weapons license. So now how do should some one feel about their daughter, niece or little sister being in the wrong place at the wrong…show more content…
Then there are thirty seven states that give their citizens the right to carry a concealed weapon and shall grant them with a permit. These states include; Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine. Then there are nine states that the right to carry a concealed weapon is restricted and they may issue a license and may not. Those states are; Hawaii, California, Iowa, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Rhode Island, New York and Massachusetts. As for the last three states not listed which are, Wisconsin, Illinois and Washington D.C. They do not allow the right to carry a concealed weapon and you will be automatically denied. Here is a diagram of the United States of America that is color coded to show the levels of gun

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