North Carolina: Senators weigh public access to gun permit info
Posted on February 15, 2013
North Carolina lawmakers began debating Thursday whether there's a legitimate interest in the public having access to names, addresses and other identifying information of people purchasing pistols or who've obtained concealed weapons permits.
A bill filed by more than a dozen Senate Republicans would make identifying information about people who have obtained the permits confidential unless the records are opened through a court order. The records are currently public records, meaning anyone can access them.
Read the article: The Associated Press