Gun sales and gun packin' goes up, crime goes down. Hmmmmmm. Could it be Sarah Brady was wrong? Rush on CPLs in Washington, guns nationwide There are now more Evergreen State gun owners who are legally licensed to carry concealed handguns than ever before, and it goes along with a nationwide trend toward more gun ownership as the FBI has reported a record number of background checks for December. Rush on CPLs in Washington, guns nationwide - Seattle gun rights | Examiner.com QUESTION: How many concealed carry permits/ licenses are active in YOUR state?