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Indiana Police Worried About Proposed Gun Permit Bill

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Indiana Police say they’re worried about a repeatedly proposed Indiana bill that would no longer require residents to receive a permit in order to carry a gun.

Gun permits act as a background check to stop individuals with criminal or mental records from obtaining access to guns. But Republican state representative Jim Lucas of Seymour, Indiana is trying to repeal the current law that requires gun owners to receive a permit before obtaining a firearm.

It’s the second year in a row Lucas has tried to repeal the permit process. According to Votesmart.org, the National Rifle Association gave Indiana congressman a rating of 1