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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Location Restrictions in Connecticut.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 18 September
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Other Location Restrictions in Connecticut
A permit to carry a handgun does not authorize a person to carry a handgun on any premises where the possession or carrying of a handgun is prohibited by the person who owns or controls the premises.
Connecticut prohibits any person from possessing a weapon from which a shot may be discharged, either loaded or unloaded, within any building where:
- Either house of the General Assembly is located;
- Any committee, member, officer or employee of the General Assembly has an official office; or
- Any committee of the General Assembly is holding a public hearing.
Connecticut has no statutes prohibiting firearms in the following places, although administrative regulations may apply:
- Places of worship;
- Bars or restaurants where alcohol is served;
- Sports arenas;
- Gambling facilities; or
- Polling places.