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UPDATED: Maplewood, South Orange See ‘Dramatic’ Increase in Gun Permits in 2020

[Editor’s note: this article has been updated on October 29 with information on state and national statistics on gun sales.]

The number of handgun permits issued so far in 2020 has more than doubled in Maplewood and tripled South Orange, according to local officials.

“Maplewood has seen a dramatic increase in the . . .

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