FTA Firearms comes across as being more worried about revenue than anything else, which had led to them being hammered on their Facebook page.
The requirements for such a course in NC are eight hours of classroom education on the applicable laws and talking through possible scenarios, followed by 50 total rounds fired on a square range at 3, 5, and 7 yards on static targets to prove a very minimal level of firearms proficiency.
An FTA Firearms concealed carry instructor named Larry Wegman recently went to WRAL-TV, one of the most influential local network news outlets in the state, and helped them compose a story on the “dangers” of North Carolina residents bypassing the $125(!) course that his company teaches in favor of paying $20 and spending less than half an hour to obtain a similar certification in Virginia.
People who pass the online Virginia course can then go through the steps required to get a concealed carry permit in Virginia, and then carry concealed in North Carolina thanks to North Carolina’s reciprocity with Virginia.
The process to get a permit to carry a concealed weapon in North Carolina is pretty simple.
By law, applicants must …read more
Via:: Patriot Outdoor News