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    a background investigation does: examines the history of the individual to determine whether that history shows a pattern of responsibility or demonstrates irresponsibility to such a degree that the individual should not be allowed to carry a firearm in public, or, in some cases, to even own a weapon.

    The burden is on the issuing authority to provide a sufficient basis for declining issuance of a CCW permit and be able to justify their decision in court if challenged.

    I am a warrior for peace. And not a gentle man... Steve Mason, 1940-2005

    by Wayward Wind on Fri May 04, 2012 at 03:40:25 AM PDT

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