Thanks to GRNC: Your Gun Rights are Recognized and Protected During this Snowstorm. . . 



Due to winter weather, on Tuesday, Jaunary 16th, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declared a “state of emergency.” What does that mean to you today, and what could it have meant? Find out below. 


As you may recall, Grass Roots North Carolina was a plaintiff in Bateman v. Perdue, when we sued Governor Beverly Perdue over the State of Emergency gun ban, a ban on law-abiding citizens carrying guns during a declared state of emergency.



GRNC argued that the ban constituted an unconstitutional violation of the Second Amendment. We did so after the town of King, NC posted the entire town against firearms in advance of a pending snowstorm, and after Gov. Perdue declared a statewide State of Emergency, in response to an advancing hurricane, on the opening day of dove season, making criminals of thousands of dove hunters. GRNC and other plaintiffs won the lawsuit, and the law was struck down as unconstitutional under the Second Amendment.



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Thanks to the GRNC, and gun owners like you who support GRNC, law-abiding North Carolina gun-carriers have not been rendered criminals today just because a little snow fell.


So . . . rest easy, and enjoy your hot chocolate! And if you care to contribute to our all-volunteer organization so we can continue to protect and expand gun laws in our state, please 


(or go to: https://www.grnc.org/join-grnc/contribute







Speaking of “Gun Laws” . . . 

Have you registered for Andrew Branca’s upcoming ‘Law of Self Defense’ course yet? This is a great course, and it's filling up, so grab your spot now.




Andrew has agreed to waive the deadlines for the Early Bird and GRNC discounts. When reading about the registration details (see below), and registering, you can ignore any reference to deadlines for the discounts!!! Just follow the standard discount instructions, and the deals will be honored


For details, see the link below, which directs to the original GRNC alert for this upcoming course. 






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GRNC Sponsors


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


Corporate Benefactors


2A Friendly & NCGunOwners.com, North Carolina's friendliest firearm smartphone app and web forum, working to promote gun ownership in NC www.NCGunOwners.com & 2AFriendly.com

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

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

Carolina Firearms Forum is a locally-owned forum that has made the commitment never to sell to anyone outside of the community and to push any profits back into the community. They offer a relaxed environment for discussion on a wide variety of topics with a focus on the Second Amendment... and our bacon is better.

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. http://www.carolinashootersclub.com

Carolina Sporting Arms, 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! - www.csaguns.com

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

Dixie Deer Classic, www.dixiedeerclassic.org

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

Hyatt Gun Shop, 3332 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28208, 704-394-0387, www.hyattguns.com
Point Blank Range, 743 River Highway, Mooresville, NC 28117, 704-230-0262, www.PointBlankRange.com
The Range at Ballantyne, 704-896-3155, 10913 Bailey Road, Cornelius, NC, www.therangeatballantyne.com

The Range at Lake Norman, 704-896-3155, www.therangeatlakenorman.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 - http://tigerswan.com

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


Corporate Patrons


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

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

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

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

MK Shows, Mike Kent, PO Box 685, Monroe, GA 30655, Mike@MKShows.com, Phone: 770-630-7296, http://MKShows.com

Morris Firearms at Sportsman's Lodge
, Great handgun prices. New and used guns. Stocking dealer for Glock, Smith & Wesson, SIG Sauer, Springfield Armory, Bond Arms, Ruger, Dan Wesson and more. Buy, sell & trade. Phone: 336-961-6800 Fax: 336-961-6801. www.gftc.com

Take Aim Training
, Outdoor Rifle, Handgun, Shotgun, and Archery Range located in the heart of the Carolinas. We offer Concealed carry, hunter education, and many other courses. NC & SC firearms sales and transfers. Listen to the Take Aim Training Show or online www.wixe1190.com Thursdays 4-5PM. - www.takeaimtraining.com

The Blue Book Man, www.thefirearmsguide.com


Corporate Sponsors


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

Brain Lube Online, interesting gun-related links, and more. www.BrainLubeOnline.com

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

TacticalGearOps, http://tacticalgearops.com - sales@tacticalgearops.com - (888) 285-2649

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


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