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It’s Debatable: Concealed weapons on campus?

This week, Arnold Loewy and Donald May debate concealed weapons carried on college campuses. Donald has been a candidate for Congress and writes an independent blog on lubbockonline.com and Arnold is the George Killiam Professor of Law at Texas Tech University School of Law. Donald: Good people with guns will deter bad people College and university campuses[…]...

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Read More By CCA of NC | December 23rd, 2014 | CC News
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Local trainers, law enforcement express faith in N.C. concealed carry training

Hands-on weapons training is an important component of any North Carolina concealed carry handgun class. But other states, some of which have reciprocity with North Carolina, offer online training for concealed carry permits that do not ever require applicants to pick up a gun. “Here, you have to go through an eight-hour class,” said Lee County Sheriff[…]...

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Read More By CCA of NC | December 23rd, 2014 | CC News
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Gun ownership more than doubles in US

It could be said that the term “conventional wisdom” doesn’t always represent either convention or wisdom. Webster’s defines the term as “opinions or beliefs that are held or accepted by most people” and I’m perfectly willing to accept that definition. Across America, there has apparently been a paradigm shift concerning firearms ownership in the last few years.[…]...

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Read More By CCA of NC | December 23rd, 2014 | CC News

Your doctor will soon ask you about guns

If you have not been asked by your primary care doctor about whether you keep guns in your home, you soon will be. The question is usually asked as “Do you keep loaded firearms in your home?” The answer will be recorded in your health record at your doctor’s office. As part of the Electronic Health Records[…]...

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Read More By CCA of NC | December 22nd, 2014 | CC News
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Shooting Drills From the Experts

Drills are the basis for developing muscle memory and good shooting skills.  Every instructor you train with will have her own favorites.  As basic and simple as they seem at the time, they’re essential to building the fundamentals of good shooting.  Even if you’ve been shooting for 20 years, drills help keep you sharp and focused. Five[…]

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Read More By Carolee Boyles | December 16th, 2014 | Articles
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Fla. lawmaker wants guns allowed on campus

SARASOTA, Fla. — A state legislator has reintroduced a bill to allow carrying concealed firearms on college campuses, a proposal he has been trying to pass since 2011. GOP Rep. Greg Steube, a Sarasota lawyer who has been in the Florida House since 2010, believes that the Nov. 20 shooting at Florida State University is a good[…]...

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Read More By CCA of NC | December 12th, 2014 | CC News

Legal Check List

Between Christmas and New Year’s life seems to go on pause. We are exhausted from the holidays. We know the new year is about to start but we are not quite ready to jump back into the rat race. This is a perfect time to sit down and think of what you did in the year ending[…]...

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Read More By Karen MacNutt | December 10th, 2014 | Articles
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Lee commissioners reinstate concealed weapons ban for public buildings

A change in the makeup of the Lee County Board of Commissioners has led to the repeal of a measure allowing people with valid permits to bring concealed handguns into county buildings. The Republican-controlled board voted in October to lift the county’s ban on concealed weapons in public buildings. The change was to go into effect Jan.[…]

Read More By CCA of NC | December 4th, 2014 | CC News
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Lee commissioners vote to amend gun ordinance — again

The Lee County Board of Commissioners, with a newly sworn-in Democratic majority, voted to reinstate a gun ordinance repealed by the Republican-controlled board and removed three recently appointed members from two local boards Monday. All signaling a quick departure from the previous board’s leanings. In October, the then Republican-controlled board voted on its second reading to repeal[…]...

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Read More By CCA of NC | December 3rd, 2014 | CC News
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Active Shooters

No, an “active shooter” isn’t someone who goes to the practice range twice a week.   It is someone who right now, this minute, is in the process of a murdering multiple people with a firearm. Police used to have a simple procedure for first responders to a situation where someone with a gun was in a[…]

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Read More By Lyn Bates | December 2nd, 2014 | Articles