The Republican-led North Carolina General Assembly passed a bill that removes the Jim Crow-era law that empowers sheriffs to deny citizens the ability to purchase firearms. Former Mecklenburg Sheriff Irwin Carmichael rips his successor, Mecklenburg Sheriff Garry McFadden, on this issue and the immigration enforcement topic from the previous evening. Listen Here:
The North Carolina legislature is running three new gun bills – two of which were passed but vetoed previously by the Democrat governor. One would remove the pistol purchase permits, another closes a loophole to allow church members to conceal carry, and a statewide gun safety campaign. Listen Here:
South Carolina lawmakers are considering a bill that would give some people the ability to openly carry guns in the state. The Palmetto State is one of only five states in the country without legislation that allows open carry in some form.