The Unforeseen Impact of Florida's Permitless Carry Law on Crime Rates

By Bo Beard | May 14, 2024

Increased violence

In 2023, Florida introduced a new constitutional carry law that was implemented later that year. 

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Initially, there were concerns that this change might lead to increased violence throughout the state. 

Florida's major cities

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However, recent data from some of Florida's major cities indicates a contrary trend, suggesting that the law may have had a positive impact. Constitutional carry laws permit individuals to carry a concealed handgun without the need for a permit.