Washington has about as many permit holders as larger states such as Florida or Texas, though fewer than the 290,000 issued in Indiana and 600,000 in Pennsylvania.
Statewide, there are about 239,000 active concealed-pistol licenses. King County has slightly more than 48,000, Forth said. The law typically restricts citizens from carrying guns onto school property, into bars, courthouses, jails, mental-health facilities and restricted areas in airports.
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