Gun Control: LICENSE TO CONCEAL

BARELY PUTTING UP A FIGHT, THE STATES ARE GIVING IN TO NEW LEGISLATION AS CITIZENS CLAMOR FOR THE RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS

IT BECAME OBVIOUS PRETTY QUICKLY to John Wesley Anderson that there were not enough blue forms. Not by a long shot. Four weeks ago, Anderson, sheriff of peaceful El Paso County, in the shadow of Colorado's Pikes Peak, made good on a November campaign promise and adopted the most lenient standards in the state for the carrying of concealed weapons. Any citizen with a clean felony record who returned the blue form with an $85 check stood a decent chance of being allowed to carry a gun, without having to train in its use or even explain why he or she...

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