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Unformatted text preview: viduals who are not affiliated with any state-regulated militia, but who wish to keep handguns and other firearms for private use in their homes? District of Columbia v. Heller, 128 S. Ct. 645, 169 L. Ed. 2d 417 (2007). The Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling in the case by June 2008. 20 In Mecikalski v. Office of Att'y Gen., 2 P.3d 1039, 1046-47 (Wyo. 2000), the Supreme Court of Wyoming held that a local sheriff and chief of police correctly denied plaintiff's application for a concealed weapons permit pursuant to Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 6-8-104(g). The court found that section 6-8-104(g) and the legislative intent behind it give local law enforcement broad discretion to deny a permit when there are reasonable grounds, based in fact, to believe that the permit would endanger the community. Mecikalski, 2 P.3d at 1046-47. 208 © Legal Community Against Violence 2008 States that Require Applicants for Concealed Weapons Permits to be of Good Character Alabama California Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Hawaii Massachusetts New Jersey New York Rhode Island States that Require Applicants for Concealed Weapons Permits to Demonstrate Knowledge of Firearm Use and/or Safety California Missouri Connecticut Nebraska Delaware New Jersey Hawaii North Carolina Iowa Oregon Kansas Rhode Island Kentucky South Carolina Massachusetts Texas Michigan Utah States that Limit the Locations Where Concealed Weapons May be Carried Alabama Maine Ohio Alaska Maryland Oklahoma Arizona Massachusetts Pennsylvania Arkansas Michigan South Carolina California Minnesota South Dakota Colorado Mississippi Tennessee Connecticut Missouri Texas District of Columbia Montana Utah Florida Nebraska Vermont Georgia Nevada Washington Idaho New Hampshire West Virginia Indiana New Jersey Wyoming Iowa New Mexico Kansas New York Kentucky North Carolina Louisiana North Dakota Description of State Laws Governing the Carrying of Concealed Weapons 1. Standards for Issuing Concealed Weapons Permits in “May Issue” States: In “may issue” state...
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