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GRNC Exposes Sheriffs Pistol Permit Scheme

Yesterday GRNC sent out an alert that linked to the NC Sheriffs Association report on Pistol Purchase Permits. The results of the NCSA report are worse than I had imagined. I don’t have anything more to say that GRNC didn’t already say, so check out their alert on the subject here. This is why we need to pass HB562…

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Everytown Not Telling the Whole Story on NC Background Checks

Everytown has recently begun to play the following ad on TV here in NC: The trouble with the ad is that they aren’t being completely honest about background checks. The ad makes it seem that if HB562 were to pass, there would no longer be any background checks for handgun purchases in NC. Unfortunately for Everytown, background checks for purchasing a handgun from a dealer is a federal law, which isn’t affected by the North …

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NC Sheriff Denies Pistol Permit on Subjective “Moral Character” Reasoning

Here in NC, we still have an old Jim Crow law that requires people to obtain a Pistol Purchase Permit from their county Sheriff before purchasing a handgun. While I disagree with having to get the Sheriffs blessing before purchasing a handgun, there’s a little part of the NC law that sticks in my craw even worse, and that’s that the Sheriff can deny a PPP to someone based on their moral character. NCGS 14-404 …

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BREAKING: ABC 11 Reporting Wake County Getting Online PPP Applications

This is great news for Wake Co, NC residents. ABC 11 just reported on the evening news that starting Monday 2/24 residents of Wake County will be able to apply for PPPs online, eliminating the need to make two trips downtown to the Sheriffs Dept when applying. Nothing on the Sheriffs Dept. website just yet, but I’ll be keeping an eye on it for any updates.

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Within the past 10 minutes or so, both the NC House, and the NC Senate have fast tracked, and passed the conference committee’s version of HB937. Just about an hour ago the conference committee’s version of the bill was released, and as far as I can tell, but bill left the committee in almost the exact form that it left the Senate, with only the Pistol Purchase Permit elimination provision being removed from the bill, …

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Alexander County, NC is Moving to Online PPP’s

This is pretty cool.  It will save citizens from having to make multiple trips to the sheriff’s office to buy more permits. While I wish the General Assembly would eliminate the Pistol Purchase Permit Jim Crow law all together, it is nice to see a Sheriff making it easier for the citizens that he works for. From the Alexander County Sheriffs Dept: Sheriff Chris Bowman has announced that he intends to implement a new online …

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