2,000 Ohioans Go to Utah for Gun Permits

This is the last time I catch you crawling through my daughters window.
  • This is the last time I catch you crawling through my daughter's window.

If handgun law was like the culinary arts, Utah would be fast food. The conservative bastion dishes out conceal carry permits like Happy Meals on a Sunday afternoon in summer, and the gun-hungry don’t even have to live in the state to order. Utah will issue permits to outsiders in some states if residents pass a Utah-approved certification course, clear a background check, and toss a check for $65.25 to the Utah Department of Public Safety. To date, some 138,418 non-Utah residents have been issued permits by the state, and that includes Ohioans.

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