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Update on the New Concealed Handgun Constitutional Carry Law and its effect on citizens here in Van Wert County.

The Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association has released the following presentation explaining changes to the Concealed Handgun Licensing requirements under Ohio Senate Bill 215 which take effect on June 13th of this year.  This short video is very informative, and we are passing it along to our residents so they can better understand the law change.

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