Sounds like the gun board might be right…
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Matthew Askins might meet all the state requirements in Michigan for a concealed carry weapons permit, yet he was still denied the license. Why? A county gun board deemed it so, according to the Grand Rapids Press.

Applicants for concealed pistol licenses in Michigan have to meet state law, which includes living in the state for at least six months, not being convicted of a felony or some misdemeanors, not being dishonorably discharged and so on. They also need to be approved by a county board.