According to OpenCarry.org:
Arizona is one of our “Gold Star” open carry states…open carry is common and law enforcement is well educated as to its legality. ”
And because of it, a man who refuses to give out his name or residence, came to a protest with an assault rifle strapped across his back and a handgun.
The only reason this is news is because the gathering was held across the street from a Convention Center where President Obama was and MSNBC used the man on the tape (a black guy) as a tool to scare us into thinking there may be a race element involved.
On July 2010, Arizona made it legal for residents above 21 year olds to carry a concealed weapon without a permit.