The new law does things such as increase the life of a gun permit from one to five years and takes away sheriffs' ability to deny people permits, [Sheriff] Van Otterloo said.It seems that Plymouth County Sheriff Van Otterloo doesn't see the current law is a big issue. That seems to be a contrast to sheriffs from Johnson or Linn counties.
"I had discretion before," he said. "I could base it on whatever I needed to base it on."
Another county sees an increase in demand for permits.
Who would have thought?