| | Posted 19th January 2013 at 01:06 AM by Darkhorse
Seven years ago this month, I received my first permit to carry a concealed handgun. I walked into the county courthouse, made my way to the court clerk's office, gave them my name, and signed the small card they handed me.
One month before, I had taken a class covering basic gun safety and handling, passed a written test on the material, and fired 50 rounds at a target under the watchful supervision of the instructor.
The court and sheriff's department had 45 days to...