Updated 2/22/13 — Who won: Maine people or the gun lobby?

It all happened in a matter of hours, with no reference to committee, no public hearing, and no public work session. In what has to be a record, both the House and Senate voted on and sent to the governor — and he signed — a bill to temporarily block any person or entity from getting their hands on the names of people in Maine who have permits to carry a concealed weapon.

Analysts Phil Harriman and Ethan Strimling talk about the politics involved and why this vote happened as quickly as it did. Click below for their take on WGAN radio and WCSH/WLBZ TV.

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