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14 January 2008

Sacramento Bee (California)

Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness has revoked concealed weapon permits of a gubernatorial appointee and a state parole official while also vowing to overhaul permit record keeping, both in the wake of a Bee investigation. The Bee reported that at least 30 of the 550 people issued local carry permits from 1996 to 2007 had records of criminal convictions — and at least seven had failed to disclose them in their concealed weapon applications. Most of those... (

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