OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - People living in Overland Park, Kan., could soon be allowed to carry a handgun in public.
Wednesday night, the Overland Park Public Safety Committee held a meeting at the Jack Sanders Justice Center to discuss the issue.
Several cities in Kansas do allow you to openly carry a gun.
According to Police Chief John Douglass, under conceal and carry, you have to go through training to get a license.
But with open carry, you don't have to have a license at all.
Douglass says the city can restrict guns in certain buildings and property.
"No one has ever committed a crime that we can find open carrying. The public has nothing to worry about. Nothing will change. You will wake up, if this passes, and everything will still be the same," said 2nd Amendment Chair Earl McIntosh.
The Public Safety Committee will have another meeting about open carry in Overland Park.
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