It certainly has to be allowed in all states that are under the United States constitution. I think that means the current 50 states. This should not be taken lightly. The same goes with all the amendments and the constitution. The last 7 and 1/2 years the second amendment has been under fire with no evidence or reason to believe that the owners and the NRA are not completely law abiding citizens. As a life member of the NRA I am appalled at everyone blaming LAW ABIDING CITIZENS. Many here have quoted the second amendment but let me say this: "I am the NRA and I am Freedoms safest place. "