Utah lawmakers ended a requirement for a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Has anything really changed?

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A shooting incident at a Millcreek convenience store this week has sparked a debate on social media about a change in Utah law allowing the carrying of concealed weapons without a permit.

On Monday, a dispute over a credit card allegedly prompted a customer to pull a gun and fire six shots at the clerk. No one was injured.

Several commenters on The Salt Lake Tribune’s Facebook page suggested the shooting may have been a byproduct of the change in Utah law. They surmised that no need for a concealed carry permit means more incentive to carry a gun and use it recklessly.

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