Gun Owners Packing Heat In Record Numbers

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Gun owners across America are carrying guns in record numbers. This June, parts of Missouri, North Carolina, Texas and Utah all saw record numbers of applications for concealed weapons, according to a USA Today article. In Clay County, Missouri, the sheriff’s office had to hire two additional staffers to deal with the rush. Clay County is where Don Pind, a firearms instructor at Show Me Shooters Indoor Range, is based; he joins The Takeaway today. We also talk with Kristi Manning, another firearms instructor who teaches at Carter Shooting Supply in Harrison, Tennessee. Manning’s had her class size triple since last November.

Guests:

Kristi Manning and Don Pind

Hosted by:

Amy Holmes

Produced by:

Abbie Fentress Swanson

Contributors:

Mick B. Krever

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