ThinkProgress has previously reported that Florida would become the first state to reach 1 million concealed carry permits issued, and now it looks like the state will hit that grim milestone next week. Bloomberg News reports that there were 993,200 active concealed carry permits at the end of November. This puts the state on track to hit 1 million by next week. 4.6 percent of the state’s current residents can now legally carry a concealed firearm.
By Next Week, There Will Be 1 Million Concealed Carry Permits In Florida