North Carolina Pistol Permit Repeal
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Editorial cartoon by John Cole. The AP reported that North Carolina’s Senate voted to scrap a requirement that a sheriff formally signs off before a person is able to legally purchase a handgun, as part of a broader firearms bill. Law enforcement officials have been working for years to stop the flow of illegal firearms into Connecticut from southern states.

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