Published Sep 08 2013 by Stevens Point Journal


Iowa grants gun permits to the blind

Quentin DeVore, a legally blind Army veteran from Newton, Iowa photographed in March 2013, is a gun enthusiast and collector. Despite his vision impairment, DeVore holds a permit to carry a firearm, and says he is well within his legal rights to do so. /...

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"The fact that you can't drive a car doesn't mean you can't go to a shooting range and see a target" Hudson said
"There's no reason solely on the (basis) of blindness that a blind person shouldn't be allowed to carry a weapon" Danielsen said...
...Danielsen said. "Presumably they're going to have enough sense not to use a weapon in a situation where they would endanger other people, just like we would expect other people to have that common sense."

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