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#39: RHODE ISLAND. Shall-issue permits are doled out by the state's attorney general. Fees are low, but there are strict use-of-force-laws.

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#40: NEW MEXICO. The Land of Enchantment restricts permit holders from carrying more than one gun at a time.

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#44: DELAWARE: May-issue permits are issued by the Superior Court and require applicants to have five "reputable citizens" vouch for them as upstanding, law-abiding residents.

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#47: MARYLAND: State Police hold sway over whether a resident has demonstrated a "reasonable precaution against apprehended danger" to receive a permit. Training hours required are extensive.

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#48: NEW JERSEY. Applicants who demonstrate a "justifiable need" must get the approval of the local police chief AND a Superior Court judge.

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#50: CALIFORNIA. The Golden State's law allows for may-issue permits controlled by the whims of the sheriff in each county. Fees and training time also vary.

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#51: WASHINGTON, D.C. Murky. A federal judge in May 2015 rejected a short-term stay of a decision that blocked the District from enforcing a key provision of its restrictive concealed-carry laws — prompting the city to move to issue carry permits to the gun owners who had sued after being denied permits. But the judge left the door open for a stay — and even more legal wrangling.

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#51: WASHINGTON DC. Murky. A federal judge in May 2015 rejected a short-term stay of a decision that blocked the District from enforcing a key provision of its restrictive concealed-carry laws — prompting the city to move to issue carry permits to the gun owners who had sued after being denied permits. But the judge left the door open for a stay — and even more legal wrangling.

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A statue of Alexander Hamilton Stephens is on display in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, commander of Iran's Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, right, sits next to the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei while attending a religious ceremony in a mosque at his residence in Tehran, Iran, Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

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Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

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In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, right, stands before U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. as he addresses the court during his sentencing, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in federal court in Boston. (Jane Flavell Collins via AP) ** FILE **

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs a gun bill at the Milwaukee County Sheriff's office that eliminates a 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases. Wednesday, June. 24, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) ** FILE **

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State workers take down a Confederate national flag on the grounds of the state Capitol, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Montgomery, Ala. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley ordered Confederate flags taken down from a monument at the state Capitol. (AP Photo/Martin Swant)

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In this Dec. 18, 2014, courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sits in federal court in Boston for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. More than 30 victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and their family members are expected to describe the attack’s impact on their lives before a judge formally sentences Tsarnaev to death. Tsarnaev’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in U.S. District Court. (Jane Flavell Collins via AP, File)

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FILE- In this May 2, 2015 file photo, protesters march through Baltimore the day after charges were announced against the police officers involved in Freddie Gray's death. A medical examiner found Freddie Gray suffered a "high-energy injury," most likely caused when the Baltimore police van he was riding in braked sharply, according to an autopsy report obtained by The Baltimore Sun. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

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FILE- In this April 27, 2015, file photo, Gloria Darden, mother of Freddie Gray, is comforted as she embraces his body before his funeral at New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore. A medical examiner found Freddie Gray suffered a "high-energy injury," most likely caused when the Baltimore police van he was riding in braked sharply, according to an autopsy report obtained by The Baltimore Sun. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

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Utah Gov. Gary Herbert leaves a courtroom at the Fourth District Court, Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Provo, Utah. A judge has dismissed Mr. Herbert from serving on a jury after the Republican governor reported to court. (Spenser Heaps/The Daily Herald via AP)

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The Spell it Out Announcement: Just found out your expecting? Spell it out to your family and friends with this unique balloon pregnancy announcement idea! (Photo: Teacupsandtrucks.com)

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Illustration on the death of comedy on politically correct college campuses by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times