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Concealed weapons permits proliferate in Iowa

Nearly 139,000 issued in two years

January 6, 2013
By CRAIG MOON (news@timesrepublican.com) , Times-Republican

As Americans attempt to come to grips with the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, an emotionally charged debate has erupted with an intensity born of a desire to protect children. As a backdrop to this discussion, in what may prove a defining moment, Iowa law pertaining to carrying firearms changed significantly two years ago, causing weapons permits to proliferate.

 
 
 

 

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