While open carry is generally legal in Missouri, their preemption statute is unique in that it preempts the entire field of firearms lawexcept for the regulation of open carry. Consequently, carrying openly in Missouri will expose you to a checkerboard of local ordinances.
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State Constitution Bill of Rights, Section 23

That the right of every citizen to keep and bear arms in defense of his home, person and property, or when lawfully summoned in aid of the civil power, shall not be questioned; but this shall not justify the wearing of concealed weapons.

Minimum Age to OC No Statutory Limit
Preemption Full preemption of firearms laws EXCEPT OPEN CARRY REGULATION

NOTE: Almost all states allow local regulation of the discharge of firearms

Open Car Carry You may open and conceal carry in a vehicle at age 21 without any permit, or at 18 “while traveling”.
Private Sales Not Yet Determined
Permit Issued Not Yet Determined
K-12 Carry Not Yet Determined

NOTE: The Federal Gun-Free School Zones Act Restricts Carry to Permit Holders

College Carry Carry Prohibited by Statute

NOTE: Even if Legal, Students May be Subject to Academic Sanctions

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Official Documents
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Concealed Carry Available at Handgunlaw.us

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