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17 December 2006

Argus Leader (South Dakota)

More than 41,000 South Dakotans have permits to carry handguns or conceal them in their cars — the highest rate per capita in the nation, an Argus Leader analysis shows. Records compiled from the state — and now barred from public view, under a law passed this year by the Legislature — show that 7.4 percent of South Dakota adults had such a permit as of June 30. Next closest are Indiana and Pennsylvania, with 6.4 percent of adults licensed to carry a... (GunPolicy.org)

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