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In 1986 the No issue states were Alaska, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconson, Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio, Mississippi
May Issue states were Hawaii, California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Iowa, Minesota, Michigan, New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana
Shall Issue states were Washington, N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Indiana, Alabama, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine
Unrestricted was Vermont
1986 map

In 1987 Florida changed from May Issue to Shall Issue
1987 map

In 1989 Oregon, Georgia, W. Virginia, and Pennsylvania changed from May Issue to Shall Issue
Tennessee changed from No Issue to May Issue
1989 map

In 1990 Alabama changed from No Issue to Shall Issue
Idaho changed from May Issue to Shall Issue
1990 map

In 1991 Montana changed from May Issue to Shall Issue
1991 map

In 1994 Arizona and Alaska changed from No Issue to Shall Issue
Tennessee and Wyoming changed from May Issue to Shall Issue
1994 map

In 1995 Nevada, Virginia and Utah changed from May Issue to Shall Issue
Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, N. Carolina and changed from No Issue to Shall Issue
1995 map
Utah Murder Rates Over Time
Texas Murder Rates Over Time

In 1996 Louisiana and S. Carolina changed from May Issue to Shall Issue
Kentucky changed from No Issue to Shall Issue
1996 map
Louisiana Murder Rates Over Time

In 2001 Michigan changed from May Issue to Shall Issue
2001 map

In 2003 Minnesota and Colorado changed from May Issue to Shall Issue
New Mexico and Missouri changed from No Issue to Shall Issue
Alaska changed fro Shall Issue to No Restrictions
2003 map

In 2004 Ohio changed from No Issue to Shall Issue
2004 map

In 2006 Nebraska and Kansas changd from No Issue to Shall Issue
2006 map

In 2010 Arizona changed from Shall Issue to No Restrictons
2010 map

In 2011 Wyoming changed from Shall Issue to No restrictions
Wisconsin changed from No Issue to Shall Issue
Iowa changed from May Issue to Shall Issue
2011 map

in 2013 Arkansas changed from Shall Issue to No Restrictions
Illinois changed from No Issue to Shall Issue
California is still May Issue
2013 map
Illinois Murder Rates Over Time
California Murder Rates Over Time
Delaware Murder Rates Over Time
New York has been and still is May Issue
New Jersey has been and still is May Issue
Massachusetts has been and still is May Issue
Arizona Murder Rates Over Time. AZ changed from No Issue to Shall Issue in 1994