Concealed carry permit applications are exploding in the St. Louis area. FOX 2’s Rebecca Roberts takes a look at these numbers and the reasons behind the big jump. On Wednesday, Terri Earls went to Top Gun Shooting Sports in Arnold to buy a gun, and learn how to use it. “I want to get a permit for concealed carry, and I want to take the training classes, just for the protection,” she says. The unrest in Ferguson put her over the edge, and she’s not alone.
In St. Louis County, concealed carry permit applications decreased this past May, from 394 in …read more