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Sheriff's office inundated with concealed weapon permit requests

Original post made on Nov 23, 2022

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office says it has been inundated with requests for concealed carry weapon permits since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down New York state's restrictions requiring applicants to give...

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Posted by Malcolm Hex
a resident of San Ramon
on Nov 23, 2022 at 6:30 pm

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Welp, I’m certainly not surprised that a large number of folks want a CCW considering the rampant increase in crime in these parts.

Posted by David
a resident of San Ramon
on Nov 24, 2022 at 8:04 am

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Back in the day concealed weapons permits were only granted to private investigators, private security guards, wholesale jewelry salespersons, and firearms dealers.

Why not simply carry a properly registered firearm out in the open? That would be a crime deterrent in and of itself.

CA should consider implementing an open carry law like in Idaho.

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