concealed carry


Definition of concealed carry

: the act or practice of carrying a concealed firearm in public or the legal right to do so Hayes attributed the popularity of concealed carry in suburbia to perceptions of safety …— Tara Kadioglu Gun rights advocates predict more complaints about restrictions on firearms in public places, now that a bill to allow concealed carry without a permit has failed in the Legislature.The Daily Home (Talladega, Alabama) … certain areas were excluded for concealed carry, and bars are one of them for obvious reasons.— Greg Stumbo Who decided that Illinois should have concealed carry?— David Frum often used before another noun concealed carry laws/legislation — compare open carry

Examples of concealed carry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The officers asked Codrington for his driver's license and concealed carry permit, which Codrington showed them, the suit says. Billy Kobin, The Courier-Journal, 18 Nov. 2021 The Supreme Court's questioning during oral arguments in a New York gun rights case showed that several justices have strong reservations about the state’s highly restrictive regulations for getting concealed carry permits. Ronn Blitzer, Fox News, 3 Nov. 2021 Among the biggest cases on the SCOTUS docket this term are a significant Second Amendment case concerning a New York concealed carry law and a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. Aj Willingham, CNN, 30 Sep. 2021 The court will also take up cases on gun rights and the right to concealed carry, as well as whether public funding should be used to cover financial aid for religious schools. Alison Durkee, Forbes, 22 Sep. 2021 The new law also looks to address another problem that has plagued state police: a backlog of applications and renewal requests for FOID cards and concealed carry licenses. Dan Petrella,, 2 Aug. 2021 The measure also aims to streamline the process for renewing FOID cards and concealed carry licenses and requires background checks for private gun sales or transfers beginning in 2024. Dan Petrella,, 2 Aug. 2021 Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried has suspended concealed carry weapons permits for 22 people involved in the U.S. Capitol breach., 28 July 2021 Topics covered during the Teacher Academy training will include tactical emergency medical techniques, weapons familiarization, Utah concealed carry certification, tactical de-escalation, self-defense and live range-shooting. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 22 July 2021

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First Known Use of concealed carry

1982, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of concealed carry was in 1982

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24 Nov 2021

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“Concealed carry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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