State lawmaker Brad Zaun says he took a gun into Iowa Senate

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Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014 12:00 am

DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa congressional candidate said he sometimes carries a handgun into the Senate chamber while working there, despite an administrative code that bars people from bringing dangerous weapons into Capitol complex buildings.

State Sen. Brad Zaun, an Urbandale Republican, told the Des Moines Register on Wednesday that he occasionally carries a 9mm handgun because he is concerned about Capitol security.

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