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United States

20 January 2002

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — About twice as many Texans are toting concealed weapons compared with five years ago, when residents were first legally allowed to carry them. There were 218,661 concealed-handgun licenses on Dec. 3, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. That is nearly double the 114,475 licenses issued during 1996. Still, only 1 percent to 2 percent of the public has licenses, based on a sampling of DPS statistics from 10 statewide, 10 Tarrant... (

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