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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2020 ‘Guns in Vehicles in Indiana.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 27 November

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Guns in Vehicles in Indiana

Indiana prohibits carrying a firearm in a vehicle without a license to carry a handgun unless the vehicle is owned, leased, rented, or otherwise legally controlled by the person, and the handgun is unloaded, not readily accessible, and secured in a case. The same conditions apply if the person is lawfully in a vehicle owned, leased, rented, or otherwise legally controlled by another person so long as the person carrying the handgun is lawfully in the vehicle.

However, no person may adopt or enforce an ordinance, resolution, policy or rule that prohibits or has the effect of prohibiting an employee of the person from possessing a firearm or ammunition that is locked in the trunk of the employee's vehicle, kept in the glove compartment of the employee's locked vehicle, or stored out of plain sight in the employee's locked vehicle. This restriction does not apply in various, specifically named locations. In addition, the restriction may not be construed to allow a person to adopt or enforce a law, statute, ordinance, resolution, policy or rule that allows a person to possess or transport a firearm or ammunition if the person is prohibited from possessing or transporting the firearm or ammunition by state or federal law…

[Editor's note: The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence regularly updates its webpages with new data as US gun regulation evolves state by state. For the most up-to-date information on US gun laws, please refer to the Giffords URL below]

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