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May 2014

Restaurant With ‘No Weapons’ Sign Robbed at Gunpoint

May 27th, 2014

Despite a “No Weapons, No Concealed Firearms” sign hanging in the window, a North Carolina barbecue restaurant was robbed at gunpoint earlier this week. According to WTVD / ABC 11, three armed men entered The Pit in Durham through the back door and “forced several staff members to lie on the floor.” The Herald-Sun reports that the robbers were “demanding access to the safe” and that[...]

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April 2014

Active Shooter Events from 2000 to 2012

April 3rd, 2014

On April 20, 1999, two Columbine High School students killed twelve classmates and a teacher in Littleton, Colorado. The shooters committed suicide before officers entered the school to intervene. Outrage on the part of the public and deep introspection by the police produced massive changes in law enforcement response to ongoing acts of violence.[1] Unfortunately, active shooter[...]

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The Finer Points of Concealed Carry Law

April 6th, 2014

By Bob Plyler in the Opinion Section of The Ashville Citizen Times For the record, I am a multiple discipline certified firearms instructor and a training counselor (trains and certifies instructors). I am also a concealed carry instructor certified in multiple states. For the purpose of this column, I am speaking as a North Carolina concealed carry instructor[...]

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July 2013

North Carolina Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing Concealed Handguns in Bars, Restaurants

July 24th, 2013

North Carolina is on the verge of letting handgun owners with concealed-carry permits bring their weapons into bars and restaurants and other places where alcohol is served, as long as the businesses don’t forbid it. The bill, passed Tuesday by North Carolina’s House and Senate, is on the desk of Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, who is expected[...]

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