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North Carolina: Right-to-Carry Expansion and Permit-to-Purchase Repeal VETOED by Gov. Cooper

Friday, March 24, 2023

North Carolina: Right-to-Carry Expansion and Permit-to-Purchase Repeal VETOED by Gov. Cooper

Unfortunately, Governor Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 41, a bill that recognizes law-abiding citizens’ right to self-defense while attending a church with a school attached and also repeals the redundant permit-to-purchase system.  This was expected from the anti-gun Governor who has a proven track record of trampling on the Second Amendment rights of North Carolinians.

Gov. Cooper’s veto message falsely claims that Senate Bill 41, “will allow more domestic abusers and other dangerous people to own handguns.” He has shown law-abiding gun owners another reason why they must always be ready to vote to elect officials who will work to protect their rights.

Bipartisan support for the self-defense bill in the General Assembly may indicate the potential for an override of Governor Cooper’s veto.  Cooper vetoed similar legislation in 2021 and 2020

Please stay tuned to www.nraila.org and your email inbox for further updates.


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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.