Missouri residents will no longer be able to obtain concealed carry permits from their local driver’s license facility. Instead, residents will have to go to their local sheriff’s office to submit an application for a concealed carry permit.
State lawmakers ordered the change when it was discovered that the department of revenue, who used to handle the applications, was sharing private applicant information with the federal government.
Max Capp, who teaches classes for people wanting to get a concealed carry permit, said, “Missourians lost a lot of trust with our Missouri government with the department of motor vehicle when all the names were released. And I think with it going to the Sheriff’s office it’s going to be a lot more trustworthy.”
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