TURN UP THE HEAT ON
GENERAL ASSEMBLY LEADERS!

 

 

NCGA Leaders Drag Their Feet on Gun Bills
The clock is ticking and time is wasting on getting pro 2A bills passed.  In the NC House and the NC Senate, we need committee hearings and floor votes for the important, marquee gun bills. Particularly because there is an approaching crossover deadline in the House, and Senate leaders also seem to be dragging their feet in an effort to sit back and let the House do all the heavy lifting.

Turn up the Heat
A couple of weeks ago, we let leadership know (and how?) that we expected them to use the veto-proof majority gun owners gave them to do the will of the voters on these bills, but it seems they have not felt quite enough heat.

Here’s what we have on the table in the NC House and Senate:

NC House:

  • NC Constitutional Carry Act (H746)
  • Omnibus Gun Changes (H588)
  • Concealed Handgun Standardization Act (H438)

       
NC Senate:

  • Online Paperless Pistol Permit Modernization (S503)
  • Educational Property Definition/Firearms (S504)
  • Allow Concealed Carry on UNC & CC Campuses (S204)

Gun rights supporters sent these Representatives and Senators to Raleigh in the belief that they would live up to their campaign rhetoric. But any failure to move these pro-gun bills, such as constitutional carry, the omnibus bill, and others, will be recognized as a failure to follow through on that rhetoric. This would seriously call into question the majority party’s dedication to gun rights.

Help Leadership See the Light
Below, see how you can easily help General Assembly leadership see the light. Let them know that we’re all watching the clock and no excuses will be accepted. Get them rolling on these bills!

 


IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED!

 

 

  • EMAIL AND PHONE SPEAKER TIM MOORE: 
For the email, use the copy/paste information provided under 'Deliver This Message to Speaker Moore.'
  • EMAIL AND PHONE  SENATE LEADERS:
    For the email, use the copy/paste information provided under 'Deliver This Message to Senate Leaders' 

For the phone calls to the two General Assembly leaders, use the ‘Suggested Phone Message’ below:

DELIVER THIS PHONE MESSAGE TO 
SPEAKER MOORE AND SENATORS BERGER & RABON

 

Speaker Moore: (919) 733-3451
Senator Berger: (919) 733-5708
Senator Rabon: (919) 733-5963 

Hello, I’m calling [the Speaker / the Senator] today to express my great disappointment that he, as one of our leaders in the General Assembly, has not taken steps to move on pro-gun legislation in a quicker manner.

The clock is ticking on this year’s legislative session, and any failure to pass the several pro-gun bills will be recognized as a failure to follow through on pro-gun campaign rhetoric, and will not be taken lightly by voters like me. No excuses for failure will be acceptable.

Please tell the [representative / senator] that I am insisting that the marquee, pro-Second Amendment bills be moved toward passage immediately. The voters are watching closely. Thank you.  

 

 

 

DELIVER THIS EMAIL MESSAGE

TO 
SPEAKER MOORE

 

Email:

  Tim.Moore@ncleg.net


Suggested Email Subject:

  “Gun Bills Must Make the Crossover”  


 

 Dear Speaker Moore:

 

The clock is ticking on this year’s legislative session, and I am very disappointed to learn that several pro-Second Amendment bills are still languishing, and in danger of missing the crossover deadline. North Carolina gun voters, like me, expect you to pull through for us on these critical bills, and NOW.

The bills I’m referring to are as follows:
  • NC Constitutional Carry Act (H746)
  • Omnibus Gun Changes (H588)
  • Concealed Handgun Standardization Act (H438)

With a veto-proof majority, there are absolutely no excuses for failing to advance gun rights in our state, and I insist that you, as your party’s leader, make sure they are advanced. All eyes are on you, Speaker Moore. We need you to do whatever it takes to make sure these bills make the crossover deadline, and keep moving toward final passage.  Failure to do so will seriously call into question your party’s dedication to gun rights.

I will continue to monitor your actions on this matter through alerts from Grass Roots North Carolina.

Respectfully,

 


DELIVER THIS EMAIL MESSAGE

TO 
SENATE LEADERS

 

Copy/Paste Email List:

  Phil.Berger@ncleg.net; Bill.Rabon@ncleg.net

 

Suggested Email Subject:

  “Gun Bills: Stop Waiting for the House to do the Heavy Lifting


 Dear Senator:

The clock is ticking on this year’s legislative session, and I am very disappointed to learn that several pro-Second Amendment bills are still languishing, and in danger of being left behind during this session. These bill cannot wait, and it appears as though the Senate is waiting for the NC House to do the heavy lifting. This will not do. North Carolina gun voters, like me, expect you to pull through for us on these critical bills, NOW. And, as a leader, not a follower. 

The bills I’m referring to are as follows:

  • Online Paperless Pistol Permit Modernization (S503)
  • Educational Property Definition/Firearms  (S504)
  • Allow Concealed Carry on UNC & CC Campuses (S204)

With a veto-proof majority, there are absolutely no excuses for failing to improve gun rights in our state, and I insist that you, as your party’s leader in the Senate, make sure they are advanced. As a senator in a leadership position, all eyes are on you. We need you to do whatever it takes to make sure these bills are moved toward final passage.  Failure to do so will seriously call into question your party’s dedication to gun rights.

I will continue to monitor your actions on this matter through alerts from Grass Roots North Carolina.

Respectfully,

 


GRNC VICTORY IN SUMMERFIELD

 

 

Thanks to all of the GRNC supporters who emailed and phoned the Summerfield, NC Town Councilors, we can proclaim victory! Also, a special thanks to the GRNC volunteers and supporters who attended the meeting on Tuesday. Several gun rights voters spoke against the anti-gun ordinances Summerfield was contemplating, and no one was there to speak for these proposed ordinances.

To read specifics about the Summerfield situation, click here.

GRNC is happy to announce that, pending an upcoming formality to make it official, the Summerfield Town Council has decided to remove the illegal “no guns” signs from their town’s parks, after contemplating leaving them in place. Also, and just as importantly, the council has decided not to post against guns on town buildings, and other property after all (barring a couple minor exceptions).

Nice work everyone! Thanks to you, gun rights in North Carolina keep marching forward!

 


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

 

 

As you know, GRNC is an all volunteer force. As such, we are looking for volunteers in a couple of areas:

  • WEB DEVELOPMENT
    Experience in web development to include HTML, CSS & Java Scripting. If interested, contact GRNC President using the following contact form: http://www.grnc.org/contact
  • ALERT WRITING
    Solid writing skills, ability to translate legal, political, technical and firearms jargon into layman's terms and make the public care about the issue. Ability to manipulate HTML style emails on the code level is a nice to have. If interested, please contact GRNC using this e-mail address: alert@grnc.org

If you have these skills, you can help the Second Amendment fight by enhancing and expanding GRNC’s presence, ensuring our message is received broadly in these modern times.

Don’t let your talents go to waste, as you could be the difference between gun-rights advancements and gun-rights losses.


Be the person who says, “I did something!” Instead of the person who says, “I should have done something.”

 


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GRNC Sponsors

 

Support these PRO RKBA merchants who, as GRNC sponsors, are supporting your Second Amendment rights:

 


Corporate Benefactors

 

Ed's Gun Shop: 5560 US 1 Hwy, Vass, NC 28394. 910-692-7936 (Phone) 910-692-4867 (Fax)

Carolina Sporting Arms: 8055 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28273; 704.554.9511;
The Carolinas' destination for quality firearms and exceptional customer service for over 20 years. We specialize in firearms and firearms-related products with unmatched expertise to help both beginners and experienced shooters find the right products to meet their needs. Charlotte's only Five-Star indoor range! http://csaguns.com/

The Range at Lake Norman, 704-896-3155, www.therangeatlakenorman.com

Hyatt Gun Shop, 3332 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28208, 704-394-0387, www.hyattguns.com

Tigerswan Range Complex (TRC), World class outdoor shooting range that meets & exceeds the new Cumberland County range requirements. Built by former members of the elite "DELTA FORCE". 2850 Tigerswan Drive, Autryville, NC 28318. 910-208-4117 - tigerswan.com

Carolina Shooters Club, The largest/ most active Online firearms community in the Carolinas. Come join the discussions with our firearms enthusiasts and trainers. We have dedicated sections for the ladies, training topics, political and 2A-related issues. www.carolinashootersclub.com

37 Public Shooting Range & Gun Club, 1333 Loop Road, Bunnlevel, NC 28323, 910-893-9887, www.range37.com

Point Blank Range, 743 River Highway, Mooresville, NC 28117, 704-230-0262, www.PointBlankRange.com

C & E Gun Shows, 4225 Fortress Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060; Phone 540-953-0016 or 888-715-0606; www.cegunshows.com/

Dixie Gun and Knife Shows, PO Box 21049, Raleigh, NC 27619, ph: 919-781-1287, www.dixiegunandknifeshow.com/

NCGunOwners.com, North Carolina's friendliest firearm smartphone app and web forum, working to promote gun ownership in NC www.NCGunOwners.com

Handgunners, Inc., 4325 NC Hwy 49 South, Burlington, NC 27215, (336) 570-1015 www.handgunners.com

Sterling Pistols, custom pistols, FFL transfers, general repairs, Glock enhancements, 704-840-7625

 


Corporate Patrons

 

Reedy Creek Realty, 1818 Medfield Road, Raleigh, NC 27607, 1-877-428-SOLD(7653), NRA / CHP Instructor & Realtor serving the Triangle area, Free Firearm With Home Sale or Purchase!, http://www.ReedyCreekRealty.com

Take Aim Training, Outdoor Range located in the heart of the Carolinas. Education; NC & SC firearms sales and transfers; 980-722-3787, 704-764-7960, takeaimtraining@aol.com

The Blue Book Man and Firearms' Guide www.thefirearmsguide.com

Down South Ammo, Home of "SOUTHERN THUNDER" Exploding Targets, http://southernthundertargets.com

Holsters & Stuff, 4048 Sherwood Forest Drive, Trinity, NC 27370, (336) 313-6167 www.holstersandstuff.com

DoubleD Media, 8300 Raintree Lane, Charlotte, NC 28277, ph: 704-650-5555, fx: 704-544-0326 donna@doubledme.com

Gunner's Alley, LLC, 203 N. Harrison Ave., Ste. 130, Cary, NC 27513, www.gunnersalley.com, 919-388-1991, contact: Ed Guerriero, ed@gunnersalley.com

Mike Kent and Associates, LLC, PO Box 685, Monroe, Georgia 30655, Mike@MKShows.com, 770-630-7296


Corporate Sponsors

 

The Aisle Pawn Shop, 216 N. Main St., Mooresville, NC 28115, 704-663-5656

Duncan Gun & Pawn, 414 Second St., North Wilkesboro, NC 28659, 336-667-6303, www.duncangun.com

Shooter's Express, 2 Caldwell Dr., Belmont, NC 28012, 800-358-GUNS, www.shootersexpress.com

Vanguard Security Consulting, LLC, 19135 W. Catawba Ave, Cornelius, NC 28031

 


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