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City Council advances change allowing members to pack heat

A shooter who wanted to do harm at Hendersonville’s City Hall might not encounter a gun-free zone. In a split vote, Hendersonville City Council members on Thursday took the first step to authorize themselves to carry guns on city property. The vote was 3-2, with council members Steve Caraker, Jeff Miller and Ron Stephens voting yes and Mayor[…]

Read More By CCA of NC | October 7th, 2015 | CC News

Gary D. Robertson Associated Press

RALEIGH — All or portions of nearly 50 laws passed by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Pat McCrory during this year’s legislative session took effect Thursday. Here’s a look at some of the most significant or interesting changes: — Abortion wait: The waiting period before a woman can get an abortion has expanded from 24[…]

Read More By CCA of NC | October 7th, 2015 | CC News

Concealed carrying properly while afield in North Carolina

North Carolina continues to see a climb in the number of concealed carry holders. Hunters and fishermen are among them, but even with a concealed carry class under their belt, they might not know all the rules for carrying a concealed handgun afield. Mike Goodwin of First Strike Defense (336-468-0475) teaches concealed carry classes across the state,[…]

Read More By CCA of NC | October 2nd, 2015 | CC News