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The crowd reacts as the ruling on same-sex marriage was announced outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 26, 2015. The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Carlos McKnight of Washington, waves a flag in support of gay marriage outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday June 26, 2015. A major opinion on gay marriage is among the remaining to be released before the term ends at the end of June. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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This June 4, 2015, file photo shows Mitchelle Blair during a custody hearing in Detroit. The Detroit woman, charged with first-degree murder, torture and child abuse, is accused of killing two of her children and storing their bodies in a freezer at her home. (Clarence Tabb Jr./Detroit News via AP, File)

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Students cheer as they hold up signs stating that numbers of people in different states who would lose healthcare coverage, with the words "lose healthcare" now over written with "still covered" stickers, after the Supreme Court decided that the without the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may provide nationwide tax subsidies, Thursday June 25, 2015, outside of the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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John Becker, 30, of Silver Spring, Md., waves a rainbow flag in support of gay marriage outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015. The same-sex marriage ruling is among the remaining to be released before the term ends at the end of June. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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National Edition News cover for June 26, 2015 - Supreme Court saves Obamacare: President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday, June 25, 2015, after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the subsidies for customers in states that do not operate their own exchanges under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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National Edition Opinion cover for June 26, 2015 - How to fix the federal prison system (Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times)

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Iranians looked on during the public hangings of five men, including a convicted serial killer. Rights groups say Iran is on pace to hang more than 1,000 people this year, many from construction cranes in public squares. (Associated Press)

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Samereh Alinejad, blindfolded and ready to be hanged, was slapped by the mother of the man he was convicted of murdering then pardoned by the victim's family. Iran executes hundreds of prisoners annually through an opaque legal system that human rights groups say also puts scores of political prisoners behind bars. (Associated Press)

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Illustration on the fiscal wisdom of Federal prison system reform by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Jessica Ellis, right, holds a sign that says "yay 4 ACA," as she and other supporters of the Affordable Care Act react with cheers as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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#3 ALASKA: Like Wyoming, Alaska residents don't need a permit to carry — but the state issues permits in case residents want to travel to reciprocal states. Alaskans must inform law enforcement if they are carrying.

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#7: VERMONT. The Vermont Supreme Court legalized permitless carry in 1903 — a decision that still stands. Only problem is reciprocity, as other states can't honor a permit that doesn't exist.

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#9: WISCONSIN. The Badger State was late to the concealed carry game, but now scores high with the Wisconsin Personal Protection Act.

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#18: ALABAMA. In the heart of the pro-gun South, Alabama is a shall-issue system run through county sheriffs who also set the fees individually.

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Maricopa County Sheriff's Cold Case Posse Lead Investigator Mike Zullo announces Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in Phoenix that President Obama's birth certificate, as presented by the White House in April 2011, is a forgery based on an investigation by the Sheriff's office. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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#25: MISSOURI. The shall-issue carry state has strong self-defense laws and average fees, but there are a slew of locales in-state where carry is banned.

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#26: SOUTH CAROLINA. Strong self-defense laws and minimal fees are a plus, but the Palmetto State doesn't recognize permits from many other states.

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#27: WEST VIRGINIA. The state boasts good reciprocity and reasonable training demands, but permits are subjected to the decisions of individual county sheriffs.

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#29: NORTH CAROLINA. The Tar Heel State slides down the list a bit for its high fees and requirement that permit holders inform law enforcement when they are carrying.