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United States

24 January 2011

Press-Citizen (Iowa City), Editorial

"Don't take your guns to town, son. Leave your guns at home, Bill. Don't take your guns to town." -- Johnny Cash. Because of recently enacted changes in Iowa law, gun owners no longer are required to conceal their firearms in public. The changes also mean that county sheriffs have much less discretion when denying permits. The new legal reality has led to the utterly bizarre question: "Should the library ban firearms?" It's hard to imagine a simpler question to... (

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