Gun Control

A rundown of recent convictions of felons possessing firearms shows that all of the convicted got suspended sentences. Is this going to prompt them to “Think Again” – as federal agencies are urging in their new public service campaign?

In this hour, Vince discusses the Highland Park shooting that took place on July 4th. Also, NPR decided it would not carry on a July 4th tradition that’s been going on since 1988.

Family can’t understand why Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police shot and killed a man who opened fire on cops. Plus, new federal gun laws are adopted – but not applied to the President’s son.

The US Supreme Court says North Carolina lawmakers can intervene in a lawsuit seeking to block the state’s voter ID law. Plus, the court says New York State’s restrictions on conceal-carry licenses is unconstitutional.

The more we learn of the police response during the Robb Elementary School massacre, the more horrific it was. Plus, more reaction to the Senate gun bill unveiled last night.

The “Do something” gun bill proposed in the US Senate has the support of both North Carolina Republican Senators – Thom Tillis and Richard Burr. It also had support from a dozen other GOP Senators.

North Carolina state Senator Chuck Edwards, who defeated incumbent Madison Cawthorn in the Republican primary, discusses his campaign and wrapping up the current NC Legislative session. Plus, a look at the gun control bill the US Senate pushed through last night.

In this hour, Lou talks about inflation, gun control, and crime in America. Plus, Biden responds to Chevron.

U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R/NC) joins Good Morning BT with Bo Thompson & Beth Troutman elaborating on what is in the 80-page gun-control bill advanced by the Senate on Tuesday, expectations regarding upcoming Supreme Court rulings, and the continuing House select committee hearings regarding January 6th violence at the Capitol.

Best-selling author, historian, and Montreat College professor, Dr. William Forstchen discusses says arming and training teachers who volunteer is an obvious step that can be taken to protect kids in schools. Plus, a look at gun crime in Charlotte.