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North Carolina: Right-to-Carry permits on the rise

Monday, March 5, 2012

Burke County measured a 9 percent increase in the number of people permitted to carry concealed handguns in just the past eight months. The last SBI statistics, which went through June 30, reported there were 2,190 people with valid concealed carry permits in Burke County. According to the latest internal report at the sheriff's office, that number climbed to 2,390 as of Feb. 22.

Read the article: The News Herald (Morganton, N.C.)

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.