Arkansas Open Carry Attorney General Opinion

Arkansas Open Carry Attorney General Opinion

 

Arkansas’ Attorney General Leslie Rutledge recently released an opinion that states legal gun owners can carry their guns on their person or in their vehicle so long as they were not violating other laws or regulations or planning on using the gun in an unlawful manner. Following changes in Arkansas’ weapon-carry statute in 2013, there has been some debate as to whether Arkansas was now an open carry state. With this latest opinion, which was requested in June of this year, legal Arkansas gun owners can carry their weapons openly without fear of prosecution – at least in theory, and with a few important qualifications. Continue reading