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North Carolina: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill Scheduled for Hearing Tomorrow

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

North Carolina: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill Scheduled for Hearing Tomorrow

Tomorrow, May 31, House Bill 746, an omnibus gun bill that makes a number of improvements to existing law, is scheduled to be heard in the House Judiciary IV Committee.  Introduced by state Representative Chris Millis (R-16), this legislation would establish that carrying a concealed firearm without a permit is legal in North Carolina, just as carrying openly without a permit has always been.  Among other things, HB 746 would also make clarifications to the law that allows for the carrying of firearms on church property when the church also has an education facility as part of its property.  Further, it would eliminate the requirement that applicants for a Pistol Purchase Permit sign a notarized waiver to allow sheriffs to access the mental health records of the applicant.

Please contact members of the House Judiciary IV Committee and urge them to support HB 746!  Also, please contact your state Representative and urge them to support the bill when it is brought to the House floor. 

Click the “Take Action” button below to contact the House Judiciary IV committee members and your state Representative!

Stay tuned to www.nraila.org for further updates on this bill.

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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.