John C. Wester

Even supporters of 'constitutional carry' gun bill say veto override may be tough

Even supporters of the controversial "constitutional carry" gun bill vetoed by Gov. Gary Herbert admit it's going to be difficult to find enough votes for an override. Read more »

March 31, 2013

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Have guns been elevated in our society to the status of a symbol?

What, then, can be said about a culture that elevates the gun almost to the status of a symbol? Read more »

March 24, 2013

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Herbert vetoes controversial gun carry bill

Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed HB76 on Friday, the controversial “constitutional carry” bill that would allow a concealed firearm to be carried without a permit.< Read more »

March 22, 2013

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Utah Catholics pray for Pope Francis

On the same day that Pope Francis was inaugurated as the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, some 500 Utah Catholics and their friends and neighbors gathered... Read more »

March 19, 2013

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Both sides hitting Herbert on 'constitutional carry' gun law

Telephones rang constantly in the governor's office Monday as people weighed in on the so-called "constitutional carry" gun law the Utah Legislature passed last week. Read more »

March 18, 2013

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