Do you own a gun? Can you own a gun if you are blind? Can you get a concealed carry permit? On this episode, Leslie, George, Meaghan, and Jim welcome TJ Meloy, to tell us about the processes and challenges he went through to buy a gun and get his concealed carry permit as some one who is blind. The team also provides information on how to find both open carry and concealed carry laws for each state and briefly discuss the process for military veterans and retired police officers.
Gun permits are handled by each state’s Department of Public Safety. To get information about your state’s laws check out the links below. These may not be up-to-date so contacting the DPS in your state is advisable.
USA Carry – for each state’s gun laws
US Concealed Carry Association – for information specific to getting a concealed carry permit
Federal Hand Gun Laws – for federal laws and history
And of course, we can’t leave out our Canadian friends
How to Get a Gun in Canada