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Trib Talk: Clark Aposhian, Dee Rowland weigh in on concealed weapon permits
First Published Dec 10 2013 07:11 am • Last Updated Jan 08 2014 06:09 pm

Getting a concealed gun permit in Utah is growing in popularity for both residents and out-of-staters, with new data showing more than half a million permits issued.

While gun enthusiasts attribute the surge to the permit’s cheap price ($51) and fears after the brutal killings in Newtown, Conn. a year ago this week, anti-gun advocates say Utah permits are too easy to get.

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On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Clark Aposhian of the Utah Shooting Sports Council, Dee Rowland of the Gun Violence Prevention Center and Salt Lake Tribune reporter Lee Davidson join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about Utah’s gun permit policy and whether the standards should be changed.

You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+, or submit comments in the comment section below this story.

jnpearce@sltrib.com

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