It soon will be easier to get a concealed weapons permit from the city of Fresno. The City Council voted 5 2 on Thursday to rescind 16 year old city requirements that citizens show "good cause" for carrying a concealed handgun -- such as owning a business that handles a lot of cash or being the subject of a documented threat. The new rules allow any citizens who are concerned with their safety to get permits as long as they are over 21 years old, are residents of the city and have no criminal record. The rules mirror policies that have been in place for years at the Fresno County Sheriff's Office.
Read Original at: The Fresno Bee (Calif.)