Guns and Ammo recently ranked “the best states for gun owners 2013”, which yielded some surprising results. Idaho gun enthusiasts were surprised to see gun friendly Idaho coming in at number 32. Our other Northwestern states came in at 40 for Washington (not too surprising, and downgraded in the NFA, concealed carry, and miscellaneous categories) and Oregon at 28 (downgraded in the carry, castle doctrine, and miscellaneous categories).
Interestingly, Oregon is also number 26 in the country for gun ownership, with over 40% of residents owning guns (better than the national average). Topping the chart of the best states for gun owners were Arizona, Vermont, Alaska, Utah, and Kentucky.
Read more in Alex’s article for the Gem State Patriot