On Tuesday, April 21, Senate Bill 782 was pulled from scheduled consideration in the Senate Commerce Committee. SB782 would repeal the requirement that law-abiding citizens must obtain a permit to purchase from their local sheriff before they may lawfully acquire any pistol.
While anti-gun extremists have mounted an opposition campaign to this legislation, the main opposition has come from the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association (NCSA). This organization represents all 100 of
Please contact members of the Senate Commerce Committee, and urge them to support S782 and place this necessary piece of legislation back on the calendar. You can find contact information on Committee members at http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/Committees/Committees.asp?sAction=ViewCommittee&sActionDetails=Senate%20Standing_67.