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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Location Restrictions in Wyoming.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 16 June

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Other Location Restrictions in Wyoming

Except as authorized by a person in charge, a person commits a felony if that person takes or passes a deadly weapon into:

- A jail;
- A state penal institution;
- The Wyoming boys' school;
- The Wyoming girls' school;
- A correctional facility operated by a private entity; or
- The state hospital.

Wyoming law prohibits an individual who is authorized to carry a concealed firearm from carrying a concealed firearm into any:

- Facility used primarily for law enforcement operations or administration without the written consent of the chief administrator;
- Detention facility, prison or jail;
- Courtroom, except that nothing shall preclude a judge from carrying a concealed weapon or determining who will carry a concealed weapon in the courtroom;
- Meeting of a governmental entity;
- Meeting of the legislature or a legislative committee;
- School, college or professional athletic event not related to firearms;
- Portion of an establishment licensed to dispense alcoholic liquor and malt beverages for consumption on the premises, which portion of the establishment is primarily devoted to that purpose;
- Place where persons are assembled for public worship, without the written consent of the chief administrator of that place;
- Elementary or secondary school facility;
- College or university facility without the written consent of the security service of the college or university; or
- Location where the carrying of firearms is prohibited by federal or state law.

Wyoming has no statutes prohibiting firearms in the following places, although administrative regulations may apply:

- Parks;
- Hospitals;
- Gambling facilities; or
- Polling places…

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