Missouri Sheriffs Brace for Impact of New Gun-Carry Law

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http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/6798010.htm State and local officials are scrambling to prepare for an onslaught of perhaps 60,000 Missourians applying for concealed gun permits beginning next month. A new state law allowing the carrying of concealed weapons--passed last week--requires county sheriffs to determine whether applicants are qualified and training is adequate. But no state agency is empowered to ensure that sheriffs are applying the same standards. No system is in place to ensure that gun instructors are . . .

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