More people in Colorado than ever before are attempting to legally carry a concealed gun, and by no small margin. It's 87 percent more. And while 2012 saw a sizable increase from 2011 of permit seekers, that figure pales in comparison to this year.From January to June, 31,518 background checks were processed for concealed carry permits by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, according to bureau data. For the same period last year, there were only 16,886 processed.

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