Louisiana's Open Carry

Louisiana allows open carry without a permit. There are a few areas that had open carry restrictions before July 15, 1985 so state preemption doesn't apply.

What is Open Carry?

Open carry is the ability to carry a gun in plain view. Some states require a permit to open carry, and some do not, but most have restrictions on where it is legal to open carry.

Other Louisiana firearm laws

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