Comments for: Police: 44 percent of towns and cities surveyed aren’t checking mental health of concealed carry applicants

Posted Dec. 11, 2013, at 9:39 a.m.
Last modified Dec. 11, 2013, at 5:02 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Four in 10 municipalities in Maine that issue permits to carry a concealed handgun are not running the legally required mental health background checks, said a Maine State Police representative on Wednesday. Lt. Scott Ireland told a subcommittee of the Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee …

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