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Daily Talker: Should Blind People Be Granted Permits To Carry Weapons?

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Public safety vs. the right to pack heat.
People who are legally blind in Iowa are being granted licenses to carry weapons.
State law says a person cannot be denied a permit based on their physical ability.
But does that make it a good idea?
The Des Moines Register looks at both sides of the issue.
Several states require a “proof of vision” to carry a weapon — but Massachusetts is not one of them.
Should blind people be granted permits to carry weapons?

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