FAQ – Questions & AnswersCategory: Concealed Carry FAQCan you conceal carry in a mall?
Sandra asked 16 hours ago
Is it legal to conceal carry in a mall?

6 Answers
Olson Staff answered 16 hours ago

In most states, you are not able to conceal carry in a mall. However, there are a few exceptions.

STATES WHERE YOU CAN LEGALLY CONCEAL CARRY IN A MALL: Maine, Oklahoma, Alabama, and South Dakota do not have any laws prohibiting guns in malls.

So as long as you can legally possess a firearm, you should be able to carry it into a mall without issue. Louisiana generally prohibits firearms in malls but offers an exception for concealed carriers with a permit.

Additionally, some malls specifically allow concealed carry and post signs stating so. It is always best to check with the management of the particular mall before carrying your gun inside.

Malls can be considered high-traffic areas with a lot of people, so it is important to be extra vigilant when carrying your gun. Make sure you are comfortable and confident with your ability to safely handle your gun before carrying it into a crowded space.

Lewis Staff answered 16 hours ago

Yes, you can.

Concealed carry permit holders are allowed to carry their firearms in many public places, including malls. The reason for this is that concealed carriers are generally law-abiding citizens who pose no threat to public safety. Studies have shown that concealed carriers are much less likely to commit a crime than those who don’t carry a gun.

Can you conceal carry in a mall?

That being said, it’s important to check with your local mall’s policy on firearms before carrying one into the premises. Some malls may not allow firearms, even if you have a concealed carry permit. Others may have specifically designated areas where guns are allowed.

Bottom line: You can generally carry a concealed firearm into a mall, but be sure to check the policy first.

Antony Staff answered 16 hours ago

Yes, you can generally conceal carry in a mall. However, please be aware of your state and local laws as they may vary. For example, some states do not allow concealed weapons in certain types of businesses (e.g., licensed daycare facilities, public libraries, etc.). In most cases, signage prohibiting firearms will be posted if concealed carry is not allowed in a particular business. Also, always keep your firearm concealed and out of reach while in a public space to avoid any accidental discharge. Failure to follow these basic safety precautions could result in serious injury or even death.

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Cruz Staff answered 16 hours ago

Generally speaking, most malls do not allow any weapons on their premises, either openly carried or concealed. This is for the safety of all shoppers and employees. All it would take is one person to cause a panic if they started brandishing a weapon, and that could lead to mass casualties.

In some states, there are special laws that allow people with concealed weapons permits to carry their firearms into malls. However, these laws vary from state to state, so it is always best to check with local law enforcement or the mall management before carrying a weapon into a mall.

Can you conceal carry in a mall?

Ivan Staff answered 16 hours ago

In most states, you are allowed to carry a concealed weapon in a mall. However, each state has different laws regarding firearms, so it’s important to check the specific laws in your state before carrying a concealed weapon into a mall. Some states require that you have a permit to carry a concealed weapon, while others do not.

Most malls have security guards and cameras, so carrying a concealed weapon may not be necessary. However, if you feel more comfortable carrying a concealed weapon in case of an emergency, then you should check the laws in your state to make sure you are following the regulations.

Can you conceal carry in a mall?

Jordan Staff answered 16 hours ago

The answer to this question depends on the state in which you are attempting to carry a concealed weapon in a mall. In some states, such as Florida, it is legal to carry a concealed weapon in a mall provided that you have a valid permit. However, other states, like California, do not allow firearms in malls at all. It is important to check the laws of your specific state before attempting to carry a concealed weapon in any public place.

Can you conceal carry in a mall?