Kentucky is a great state for firearm owners. You don't need a FOID card to purchase your firearm as you would in Illinois. All you need is an ID to prove who you are. You can open carry more places than you can CC, and honestly the list of places you can't carry is incredibly small. I suggest you read the relative laws regarding gun possession and such. It's not much to read and pretty simple to understand. Once you get into the concealed carry statues they get a bit long and convoluted. Following are a few links you should read.