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WNCT: NC bill would make concealed handgun permit records private

From WNCT (3/27/13): Do you have a right to know who owns a concealed weapon?

North Carolina is on a shrinking list of states where concealed handgun permit records are available to the public. But if a new bill making its way through our state legislature is passed, it would make those records private.

For some gun-owners, the change means better protection for themselves against criminals looking to break into their homes and steal their guns.

"I really don't think people need to know how many guns you have, where your home is located," Vicki Johnson, a Greenville resident, says. "That just sets it up for me feeling like I'm going to get robbed."

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Colin Donohue,
4/2/2013 10:10 AM