Utah Drops Age Requirement for Concealed Carry

Utah just recently dropped their concealed carry age requirement to 18-years-old! This opens the permit sales up to a a wider audience.

Is this a good thing? A person is legally considered an adult at 18, and can join the military at 18. So should they be allowed to carry in public as well?

This opens up concealed carry to a whole new generation of up-and-coming law-abiding gun owners. House Bill 198 joined a number of other gun-related bills that arrived on Governor Gary Herbert’s desk, according to FOX 13 Now.

The bill also included a section to forbid the carrying of firearms onto schools but would allow for concealed carriers to go onto the campuses of publicly held universities and colleges.

The bill was aimed at giving freshmen students the opportunity to defend themselves if they become the victim of violence or sexual assault. This is a good…



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