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Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson likes to be prepared.

So when he headed to Florida to attend this week’s Republican National Convention, he had his concealed handgun with him, as he usually does.

But the issue of allowing guns in downtown Tampa near the convention site sparked a debate of its own.

Tampa’s mayor had asked that guns be banned downtown during the convention, but Florida Gov. Rick Scott rejected the request.

Read more at The Kansas City Star

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