Easiest States to Buy a Gun

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6. Florida
> License, registration, or permit required to buy gun:
No
> Permit needed to carry handgun: Yes
> Registered guns per 1,000 adults: 16.1 (24th highest)
> Federal firearm licensees per 1,000 establishments: 14.7 (16th lowest)

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7. Georgia
> License, registration, or permit required to buy gun:
No
> Permit needed to carry handgun: Yes
> Registered guns per 1,000 adults: 22.1 (13th highest)
> Federal firearm licensees per 1,000 establishments: 17.4 (18th lowest)

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8. Idaho
> License, registration, or permit required to buy gun:
No
> Permit needed to carry handgun: Yes
> Registered guns per 1,000 adults: 37.0 (5th highest)
> Federal firearm licensees per 1,000 establishments: 32.5 (6th highest)

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9. Indiana
> License, registration, or permit required to buy gun:
No
> Permit needed to carry handgun: Yes
> Registered guns per 1,000 adults: 20.0 (17th highest)
> Federal firearm licensees per 1,000 establishments: 20.7 (23rd lowest)

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10. Kansas
> License, registration, or permit required to buy gun:
No
> Permit needed to carry handgun: No
> Registered guns per 1,000 adults: 16.0 (24th lowest)
> Federal firearm licensees per 1,000 establishments: 25.9 (16th highest)