“Woke” Pitt County Commissioners

Sneak A Gun Ban

Under Inattentive Pitt County Citizens

While no one was paying attention, a 5-3 majority of “woke” Pitt County Commissioners snuck in a prohibition on lawful concealed carry in county offices last month. A public hearing to consider a ban on lawful concealed carry in Pitt County facilities was hurriedly rushed to the agenda for the September 2021 Commissioner’s meeting, despite no proximate cause for such consideration. Lawful concealed carry in Pitt County public buildings has been habitual and uneventful since 2016 yet a 5-3 majority (with one Commissioner absent who, as a Republican, can be assumed to be against the repeal action) of gun banning commissioners seized an opportunity to capitalize on citizens not paying attention and smugly repealed said ordinance.

 One might ask why this was necessary. The obvious answer is it was not. Not one single adverse incident involving lawful concealed carry permit holders have occurred in Pitt County. 
At their next meeting scheduled for Monday, October 18th, the formality of a second vote to cement the repeal in place will occur. No citizen will have the opportunity to address the Commissioners and declare this taking of a right is wrong and urge them to table this action instead.
As the headline above reads, “you get the government you neglect.”.
This ought to serve as a warning to every gun owning citizen across the state of North Carolina that the war against our Second Amendment is constantly being waged. Our rights are constantly under attack, and yes, when not aggressively defended, can and will be lost.

What Can You Do Now?

At this point in time little can be done to change the result expected in Pitt County Monday night. That is unless one or more of the gun banning proponents can be convinced to switch their vote on second hearing.  The five Commissioners who are set to enact the repeal MUST HEAR FROM YOU TODAY!



Commissioner Email Address Telephone
Alex Albright           alex.albright@pittcountync.gov 252 749-7974
Ann Floyd Huggins        ann.floydhuggins@pittcountync.gov 252 757-1444
Melvin C. McLawhorn    king2006mac@yahoo.com 252 327-6559
Christopher Nunnally    nunnallyforpittcounty@gmail.com    252 917-7374
Mary Perkins-Williams    pittcounty.commissionerd2@gmail.com 252 751-6686
    • Call them today: and provide the following message:

      “Commissioner, there is no good reason to enact a repeal of lawful concealed carry in Pitt County facilities. By voting to do so, you are merely advancing an anti-gun rights agenda and taking advantage of your constituents’ inattention to the affairs of your county government. Concealed carry permit holders are thoroughly vetted by lengthy and detailed background checking, and, as a group are found to be more law abiding than even law enforcement personnel. The number of permit holders have increased significantly across the state and within Pitt County. By large measure these newest permit holders are often members of minority groups and women who seek merely the right to protect themselves and their loved ones from harm.  Contrary to comments made during the public hearing, concealed carry permit holders are not “Rambo’s” or vigilantes, but safe, sane and sober in conduct and demeanor.  Making them defenseless in pursuit of a leftist agenda is not in their best interest or yours. This will certainly be an election year issue, and gun owners’ vote. I urge you to reconsider your ill-advised decision to repeal lawful concealed carry and vote instead to table this ordinance for good Monday night.” 

    • Following your phone call, email them today:and Deliver this message


  • FINALLY, ATTEND the COMMISSIONER’S MEETING Monday October 18th, at 6 PM: 

    • The regular meetings of the Pitt County Board of Commissioners are held each month on the first Monday at 9 a.m. and on the third Monday at 6 p.m.
      The meetings are held at:

      Pitt County Office Building
      1717 W 5th Street
      Commissioners' Auditorium
      Greenville, NC 27834

       The Commissioners are under no obligation to schedule another Public Hearing on this matter to take their second and final vote on this matter. Hence, even if you do attend, you may not be afforded the opportunity to speak your mind. However, your presence in large numbers will send a clear message that this wrong, if concluded as expected, will not be forgotten.
      Remember to dress professionally and act responsibly. Be polite but firm in your resolve. 
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 Suggested Subject: "Don’t Disarm Pitt County Constituents in Pursuit of a Political Agenda"  


Last month you took an ill-advised action to disarm Pitt County constituents for no apparent reason other than pursuit of a leftist anti-gun agenda. Concealed carry in Pitt County facilities has been lawful since 2016 and during that time no adverse incidents involving permit holders have been identified or acknowledged. For well over a year now, County sheriffs have been inundated with new permit applications with large numbers of applicants being members of minority groups and women.  They all merely seek the constitutional right to protect themselves and their loved ones. Disarming them for no good reason or offering them the false sense of security so called “Gun Free Zones (do not) provide is not in their best interest or yours.  Taking this adverse action without cause will raise it as a campaign issue in the election to come and gun owners, as you know, will turn out in large numbers at the voting booth.

I urge you to reconsider your decision of last month and vote instead to table this ordinance repeal at Monday night’s Commissioner’s meeting.

I will be following this matter through GRNC Alerts.


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