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RALEIGH — The General Assembly is again considering a mild expansion of gun rights in this legislative session, a year after Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a similar Second Amendment bill.

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If one isn’t paying attention to Second Amendment issues, they might not know North Carolina has lost a lot of ground compared to other states over the past few decades. Our state doesn’t make any of the worst lists, but many rankings no longer put us near the top 10. Gun & Ammo magazine ranked N.C. 26 out of 50 for best states for gun owners in 2019.   

Published in Opinion
Friday, 29 January 2021 11:42

COLUMN: A case of supply and demand

The year 2020 brought a much higher anxiety level than most people ever expected. Sure, there was the presidential election drama, social unrest in our country, and of course, the pandemic that all of us just wish would be over.

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I know a lot of you are pretty upset about the prospects of a Joe Biden presidency. He’s promised to be tough on guns and you think he might start an all-out assault on the Second Amendment. We could see more federal gun control coming down the pike. We could even see some kind of weapons ban.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 20:51

Richmond County declared Second Amendment sanctuary

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond is the latest North Carolina county to become a Second Amendment Sanctuary.

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ROCKINGHAM — With commissioners expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution to make Richmond County a sanctuary for the Second Amendment, one group is expressing concern about the spontaneous movement across the Tar Heel State.

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ROCKINGHAM — Joe Ward knows firsthand about the issues that come with gun confiscation.

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Under the guise of preventing mass shootings, North Carolina lawmakers tried to chip away at the Second Amendment this week.  

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