6.17.2011

Relaxed Regulations Translates to Steep Rise in Permits

Cedar Valley, IA

Iowa Public Radio – In just under six months, some 60,000 Iowans have received non-professional permits to carry a gun. That’s a fifty percent increase over all gun permits issued last year. The spike follows a recent change in state law. Kate Wells reports it standardizes Iowa’s permit process and makes it easier for most residents to get a permit – especially those with criminal records.

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