There is some good data here, and the CCW holders continue to increase with each year.
It's estimated the increasing trend of CCW holders in the USA is now estimated in the 15-18 Million range nationwide and continuing to rise quickly. Makes the law breaking criminals think twice about taking grandmas purse as she is walking down the street.:biggrin:Since the implementation of Ohio's concealed handgun law in April 2004, the state has issued 296,588 regular and temporary concealed carry licenses. In 2011, county sheriffs issued 54,021 regular licenses (49,828 new licenses and 4,193 renewal licenses) and 73 temporary licenses.