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Conceal Carry Permits Up In Ky.

Reported by: Send eMail Kera Mashek
Reported: Jun. 22, 2014 9:52 PM EDT
Updated: Jun. 23, 2014 12:20 AM EDT
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The number of people getting conceal carry permits in Kentucky is skyrocketing.

Over the past decade, the state has gone from issuing 11,000 permits a year, to more than 60,000 permits issued last year.

The increase has happened as the state's general assembly has been working to make it easier to own and carry a weapon.

Laws have been passed allowing gun owners to conceal a firearm in their car, and to eliminate a rule requiring you to live in the state six months before getting a concealed carry license.

The Bluegrass State's gun laws have consistently been ranked among the most lenient in the nation.



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