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Connecticut generally requires that any person seeking to carry a pistol or revolver, whether openly or concealed, obtain a state permit.1 This requirement does not apply to possession within a person’s dwelling or place of business.2

Connecticut has no law that specifically restricts the open carrying of a long gun in public.

 See our Open Carry policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue. 

  1. Conn. Gen. Stat. § 29-35(a).[]
  2. Id.[]