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North Carolina: Pistol Purchase Permit Reform Bills Introduced

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

North Carolina: Pistol Purchase Permit Reform Bills Introduced

Today, state Representative Justin Burr introduced House Bill 817, which would repeal the antiquated, inefficient Pistol Purchase Permit (PPP) system, and instead utilize the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) for handgun transfers through licensed dealers.  State Senator Jeff Tarte has already introduced his own PPP repeal, Senate Bill 503.  Both chambers now have NRA-supported legislation that seeks to accomplish our top legislative priority for this session.  Please contact your state Representative and state Senator and urge them to support these critical reforms! 

NICS is used in North Carolina for purchases of rifles and shotguns from licensed dealers; however, the current antiquated, inefficient law requires law-abiding North Carolina citizens to ask permission from their local sheriff before being allowed to purchase a handgun.  Even if an individual is not prohibited from purchasing a handgun under federal or state law, a sheriff can still deny the request based on the sheriff’s personal belief that the individual is not of “good moral character.”  

Again, please click the “Take Action” button above to contact your state legislators in support of these bills!  Stay tuned towww.nraila.org for further updates on these bills.

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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.