A responsible Louisiana firearm owner needs a clear understanding of the gun rights and state laws that apply to residents. Louisiana is home to 4.6 million, and the state has distributed around 397,000 concealed carry licenses as of October 2021. This equates to 8.6% of the population.
The minimum age to concealed carry in Louisiana is 21, and the license is valid for five years. Louisiana has reciprocity agreements with 37 states and honors licenses or permits from 37. Understanding how your gun rights translate across state lines (also known as reciprocity) is an important aspect of Louisiana concealed carry.
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