CO Concealed Weapons Permits Soar, Recall Election Set for 2 Dems
As Democrats in Colorado pushed through three new gun control laws in March, 2013, with virtually no support from Republicans, applications for concealed weapons permits were soaring.
In the first half of 2013, the Denver Post reports the numbers rose dramatically, from 16, 886 to 31, 518:
From January to June, 31,518 background checks were processed for concealed-carry permits by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, according to bureau data. For the same period last year, there were only 16,886 processed
Here's a chart showing the first six months of both years. [More...]
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