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Sheriff’s office swamped with concealed gun applications

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 12th, 2013

Military-inspired firearms, like this semiautomatic rifle displayed by Debbie Kratofil of Waldport Ace Hardware, are at the heart of a national push for gun legislation. Far from moderating the demand for firearms, however, the rush for new gun controls has resulted in “panic buying” at gun dealers and a crushing load of concealed handgun permit applications at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. (Photo by Matt Singledecker)

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is awash in applications for concealed gun permits, said the commander of an overworked office that has added an extra shift to handle the crush but still can’t keep up.

For the complete article see the 02-13-2013 issue.

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