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22 October 2009

Charleston Gazette (West Virginia), Editorial

CHARLESTON, West Virgiunia — Since 2000, Kanawha County has issued 13,272 five-year permits to carry concealed pistols, according to Lt. Rick Rose in the sheriff's department. Cabell County has issued perhaps 4,000 in that period. Statewide, the grand total probably is over 100,000. Presumably, all those West Virginia pistol-packers carry hidden guns because they think it makes them safer. But a new federal study concludes that people with concealed pistols are four... (

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