But in Iowa, having a visual impairment does not prevent a resident from getting a gun permit.
Iowa is a "shall issue" state--that means all sheriff's offices must issue a gun permit to anyone who meets the state standard.
Some suggest keeping guns out of the hands of people who can't see is a violation of their Constitutional rights.
But even some advocates for the blind suggest arming those who can't see their target is risky.
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