Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed a new NRA-backed gun law Monday that allows for concealed carry of a handgun without a permit to anyone 21 and older.
Kentucky law currently allows open carry without a permit, but a license and training to conceal in a bag or coat. Now Kentuckians will not need a permit or training to do so. The law still grants colleges, universities, local and state government entities, among others the authority to limit weapons in their facilities and spaces.
Kentucky is the 16th state to allow for this level of concealed carry without a permit. The law goes into effect in July.