Posted June 16, 2016 1:16 pm by Comments

By Jenn Jacques

In the wake of the Orlando shooting, one Missouri Sheriff is helping the citizens of Bates County afford personal armed security by waiving the costs associated with applying for concealed carry permits for the rest of June.

“I feel that I have a Duty to Protect the Citizens while here in Bates County and allow them to be able to protect themselves and their loved ones while they are away,” said Sheriff Anderson via Facebook. “I will continue to pray for peace for our country and the world. But I will not put blinders on and act like this can not happen here or to people we know and love. I want to say a Big Thank You to the Law Enforcement and First Responders Community for what you are willing to sacrifice for our nation at home. While this will be debated on so many different levels please remember that your local first responders are the ones that will be there ready at a moment’s notice to handle any of these threats.”

In Bates County, the fee for a concealed carry permit is a hefty $100. The offer applies to the residents of Sheriff Anderson’s county …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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