North Carolina Gun Control Bills A Step Closer To Passage
By Tom Knighton
When you think of the South, you tend to think “pro-gun.” There’s a reason for that one.
However, that status isn’t as secure these days as it once was. In North Carolina, for example, there’s a push going behind a bill that seeks to limit gun use.
Democrats in the N.C. House of Representatives proposed the Gun Violence Prevention Act to the General Assembly on Feb. 14.
The purpose of House Bill 86 is to set some limits on gun use. These limits address the waiting period before firearm delivery or possession, safe storage, reporting on lost or stolen firearms and firearm liability insurance.
HB 86 passed its first reading in the General Assembly session on Monday, and the Judiciary Committee will take further action to work on the bill. House Bill 61, which also involves gun laws, passed its first reading on Feb. 14 and will go to the Judiciary Committee, as well.
Gary Pearce, retired political consultant and blogger, said he thinks the proposed bill is very important because it can protect people from unnecessary violence.
“Kids are getting murdered in schools. Adults are getting murdered where they work,” Pearce said. “… It is much more of a national emergency than …Read the Rest
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