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If You Have a Kansas Permit, You Can Now Also Carry Your Gun In Wyoming

Kansas concealed carry permit holders will now be allowed to carry their weapons in Wyoming.

Attorney General Derek Schmidt says that Wyoming has become the 32nd state to honor permits issued in Kansas. The decision is a result of legislation Kansas lawmakers passed this year.

The law recognizes all valid out-of-state permits when a non-resident permit holder is traveling in Kansas. The new state law also requires people with concealed carry permits who move to Kansas to obtain a Kansas-issued license to legally continue carrying concealed guns.

The changes took effect on July 1. There are nearly 66,000 active Kansas concealed carry permits.