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18 April 2002

Associated Press

MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut — Seven months after the September terrorist attacks, the demand for handgun permits is still on the rise in Connecticut. More and more people want to have the option to carry a firearm on them, state police Lt. Robert Keene, head of the Special Licensing and Firearms Unit, said Wednesday. In 2000, Connecticut residents filed 4,582 applications, and in 2001 4,864 were filed. Through March, state residents had already filed 2,139... (GunPolicy.org)

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