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Law Changes After Veto Overridden – Pistol Purchase Permits No Longer Required

Law Changes After Veto Overridden – Pistol Purchase Permits No Longer Required

Government
Handgun sits in display case in gun store (AS Photo Family / Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO NC - Individuals looking to purchase a handgun in North Carolina are no longer required to obtain a pistol purchase permit from the local Sheriff's Office after the NC General Assembly overrode Gov. Cooper’s veto of Senate Bill 41. Senate Bill 41, also known as the “Guarantee 2nd Amendment Freedom and Protections,” was passed by the NC General Assembly and sent to Gov. Cooper on March 16th, 2023. Last Friday, Gov. Cooper vetoed the bill saying that "eliminating strong background checks will allow more domestic abusers and other dangerous people to own handguns and reduces law enforcement's ability to stop them from committing violent crimes. Second Amendment supporting, responsible gun owners know th...
Driver Says Dog To Blame After Crashing Into House

Driver Says Dog To Blame After Crashing Into House

News
A driver said her dogs were to blame after crashing into a home in Asheboro (Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - A woman told police her dog was to blame after she crashed into the side of a home at the intersection of Hoover Street and Park Street Tuesday afternoon. The driver of a Jeep SUV was traveling west on Hoover Street with two dogs in the car. As she approached in the intersection of Hoover and Park Street the vehicle left the roadway on the left, went over the sidewalk, through a bush, and struck a home at the intersection of Hoover and N Park Street. The impact caused significant structural damage to the home and damaged a bed room located just above where the vehicle impacted causing the floor to partially cave in. "I though there was an earthquake,"...