Once Again, Minnesotans Are Dealing With Change in Gun-Permit Protocols

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As county sheriffs across Minnesota scramble to figure out if and when to issue permits to carry guns, many say the gun law struck down this week as unconstitutional didn't pose the threat to public safety that some feared it would, reports the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Traverse County Sheriff Don Montonye said he resisted the 2003 law, which made it easier for citizens to carry firearms, because it stripped sheriffs and police chiefs of some discretion to deny applicants. But after adapting to the new law, he'd prefer to stick with it, he said. Ramsey County District . . .

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