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6 May 2009

CBS News (USA) / Political Hot Sheet, Blog

In theory, law-abiding Californians who undergo a criminal background check and pass a government training course can receive a permit from their local sheriff to carry a concealed firearm. But in practice, many California counties flatly deny permits to residents who meet the requirements for a concealed carry permit — a situation that a lawsuit filed in federal court in Sacramento on Tuesday hopes to remedy. The lawsuit filed by the Second Amendment Foundation... (

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