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Wyoming Now Allows Constitutional “Permit-less” Carry For Non-Residents

Today July 1, 2021, a change to Wyoming’s constitutional carry law goes into effect.

Before today, carrying a firearm without a permit in Wyoming was only afforded to residents of the state. However, Wyoming House Bill 116 provides that non-residents in Wyoming may also carry a firearm without first obtaining a permit.

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When lawmakers debated the bill, Sen. Troy McKeown made the following statement:

If someone is willing to go into a grocery store and kill people, they are not going to flinch at carrying a gun illegally…we can’t legislate crime away. If we could we would have already done it.

There are still requirements that one must meet before carrying without a permit.

Refer to Wyoming Statute 6-8-104, which lists the criteria.

We try to keep you abreast of changes in gun laws that affect you. The best resource is our book Legal Boundaries by State. It is available as a hard copy and digital copy. It covers reciprocity, state gun laws, and federal laws pertaining to traveling with firearms across state lines. The digital copy is regularly updated, and you have access to the digital version when you purchase the hard copy.

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