Missouri Highway Patrol gave feds list of concealed carry permit holders

The Missouri Highway Patrol has admitted that it released to…

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The Missouri Highway Patrol has admitted that it released to the federal government lists of all 163,000 Missourians who have permits to carry concealed weapons.

Speaking to the Senate Appropriations Committee today, Col. Ron Replogle says the list was sent twice but investigators in the Social Security Administration claim they were never able to access the information.

“In our opinion, it was a criminal investigation,” he told the committee, noting that law enforcement agencies often share information.

But Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said there are serious concerns with the release and it may have violated state law.

Read more at stltoday.com

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