Letter: Gun owners need more safety training

On Thursday The Lima News had front page coverage of the increased demand for licenses for concealed carry of handguns. It indicates that many new licensees are concerned about crime and about political unrest and are worried about protecting themselves and their right to bear arms.

I am glad that every one of these new licensees must take a training course before being granted the license. It troubles me that the requirement is for only 8 hours total training with only 2 hours of actual training on a gun range.

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