Louisville, Kentucky – Officer Nicole McKeown and her new husband, Detective Chase McKeown, were eating at a Raising Cane’s restaurant when their weekly date night was cut short by a robbery. The pair had been on a date night shortly after their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple. Being proactive in maintaining a healthy […]
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Effective today, Thursday, June 27, 2019, Kentuckians are no longer required by the state to obtain a concealed carry permit, making it the 16th state in the US to recognize constitutional carry. In doing so it joins Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia […]
UPDATE: The below article was written prior to Jan 1st, 2021 and at the time it was written one could take an online class and apply for a Virginia non-resident permit. That is NO LONGER TRUE. This article is outdated and the reader should note that Virginia no longer accepts online training. The main takeaway? […]
Kentucky House Representative Robert Goforth (R), with his eye on the Governor’s Mansion, filed House Bill 30 which looks to reduce restrictions on concealed carry permit holders. House bill 30 seeks to allow the carrying of “deadly weapons” in previously restricted areas such as schools including college campuses, bars and other private businesses, and even […]
A new poll has been released that shows that nearly 60 percent of Kentucky homes with children have firearms. This poll is the latest from the Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP), released this week.
Across the country, the number of concealed carry permit applicants has been on the rise, however from state to state the rules to receive said permit can be quite different. For example. some states require concealed carry applicants to prove their handgun competency by firing the handgun as a prerequisite to applying.
This article is meant to take a look at Kentucky’s open carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.
New state regulations have stated that any new resident to the state can apply for a concealed carry permit after one day of residency.
Danville Parks and Recreation presented two new signs at their board meeting Wednesday to be placed in all Danville parks. The two new signs that will be posted prohibit drugs, alcohol, fireworks and weapons, and issue the park’s closing time.
Recently the NRA and the state of Kentucky announced some updates to the training young people can receive with regard to concealed carry handguns.