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31 January 2009

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia)

On the morning after the presidential inauguration, Sean Ely was in Cobb County Probate Court to apply for his first concealed weapons permit. The Acworth builder had read that it might become harder to get a permit during the Obama administration. "I figured I'd get it while I can," Ely said. Adrian Brown, an EMT student from Austell, was at the court office minutes later to do the same thing but for a different reason. "I want to protect my family," said Brown,... (

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