Concealed carry regulations vary widely across the country. Guns & Ammo magazine looked at the most up-to-date laws in each of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, and ranked the states from worst to first. Criteria included ease of acquiring a concealed carry permit, costs associated with licensure, training hours required and reciprocity with other states. Click here to see the ranking.
Of course D.C. is at the bottom of the pile, and the People’s Republic of California is second from the bottom. No surprises there. But, Vermont beat out Texas in this survey. So, I’d take this with a BIG grain of salt. That said, click on the above to see where your state ranks, and why.