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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Open Carry in Rhode Island.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 13 May
Open Carrying in Rhode Island
Rhode Island generally prohibits the open carrying of handguns without the appropriate license or permit, except in a residence, place of business or on land owned by the handgun possessor.
This prohibition does not apply to concealed handgun license holders.
The open carrying of long guns is generally allowed in Rhode Island…
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