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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Open Carry in Connecticut.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 31 July
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Open Carrying in Connecticut
Connecticut generally requires that any person seeking to carry a pistol or revolver, whether openly or concealed, obtain a state permit. This requirement does not apply to possession within a person's dwelling or place of business.
Connecticut has no law that specifically restricts the open carrying of a long gun in public…