Update on Firearm-Related Bills in Raleigh, North Carolina
This comprehensive reform bill seeks to make a number of critical pro-gun reforms, and we hope that it will be given a hearing soon. Your urgent help is needed! Please contact members of the House Judiciary I Committee and encourage them to take up HB 562 as soon as possible.
In addition to this legislation, a number of other bills worth watching were introduced this week before the official filing deadline passed.
House Bill 849, introduced by state Representative Brad Salmon (D-51), is a pro-gun bill that would create an exemption that would allow debtors to retain firearms valued up to $5,000.00, rather than have them be subject to the enforcement claims of creditors. This bill recognizes the fundamental right to personal protection by ensuring citizens who have fallen on hard times, financially, will not be required to sell all of their firearms maintained for personal protection in order to satisfy their debts. The exemption limits the …read more