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Senate OKs concealed-gun bill, sets showdown with Utah governor

Senate OKs concealed-gun bill, sets showdown with Utah governor

by David Montero
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Mar 13, 2013 10:59AM MDT

The Utah Senate set up a showdown between Gov. Gary Herbert and the Legislature by passing a bill on Wednesday that would allow people to carry a concealed firearm without a permit.
HB76 has given Herbert some consternation and he’s seen pressure from a variety of groups to veto the measure — including the League of Women Voters and a newly formed group called Utah Parents Against Gun Violence. And Friday, the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City will send a letter to Herbert urging him to reject ...

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