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United States

25 January 2011

Sacramento Bee (California), Editorial

According to the Sacramento Sheriff's Department, 446 people are packing legally in Sacramento County, more than ever before. That number is going up at a rapid pace. In 2008, former Sheriff John McGinness issued 12 permits for people to carry concealed weapons and denied 10. In 2009 he issued 67 "CCWs" and denied 36. In 2010, as his handpicked successor, Scott Jones, was running for sheriff, McGinness issued 175 permits and denied just 21. Currently there are some... (

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