Florida ranks #1 in concealed gun permits

 

 

 

 

The U.S. Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress, recently studied the number of active concealed weapons permits by state. Its report is from July and includes concealed weapons permit data as of Dec. 31, 2011, in most cases.

 

The top 10 of valid permits by state breaks down like this:

 

1. Florida: 887,000;

 

2. Pennsylvania: 786,000;

 

3. Georgia: 600,000;

 

4. Texas: 519,000;

 

5. Indiana: 406,000;

 

6. Washington: 351,000;

 

7. Utah: 347,000;

 

8. Tennessee: 341,000;

 

9. Michigan: 296,000;

 

10. Virginia: 279,000.

For more of this story: http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/stateroundup/politifact-florida-rick-scott-says-florida-is-no-1-in-concealed-permits/1246687

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