Firearm laws can vary greatly from state to state, and ignorance isn’t a valid legal defense, so it’s important for responsible gun owners traveling with a gun to be aware of the regulations governing firearm usage for every state along the way.
Don’t let a routine traffic stop degenerate into nightmarish labyrinth through the legal system—possibly even jail time—because you inadvertently violate a gun law out of state.
Traveling with a firearm this year? Be prudent: Your pre-travel checklist should include becoming familiar with gun laws in any of the states through which you’ll be passing
For many responsibly armed citizens, traveling by from state to state can mean exposing themselves to an arcane tangle of state gun laws.