I live in IL and the law says I can be gifted a pistol, but we have no open carry here. Gifting and open carry are two totally separate things. Like the guys up there ^^ said, age, record, state of residence all come into play.
''I won't be wronged. I won't be insulted. I won't be laid a-hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require the same from them."