Charlie Weaver calls concealed carry law unwise

May 27, 2003 —
Topics: Politics
Tom Scheck

The Pawlenty Administration and Republican House Speaker Steve Sviggum say they'd be open to considering changes to the so-called concealed carry law. The law takes effect tomorrow . The law requires local sheriffs to issue a handgun permit to almost any law abiding Minnesotan over the age of 21. The Legislature passed the bill earlier this session and within hours, it was signed into law by Governor Pawlenty. Opponents say the governor and the bill's supporters didn't carefully consider some aspects of the bill. Minnesota Public Radio's Tom Scheck reports...