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Carrying a Concealed Weapon in North Carolina
Carrying a Concealed Weapon in North Carolina

North Carolina closely regulates the carrying of concealed weapons by the public. NCGS 14-269 prohibits the carrying of deadly weapons, except as provided in the statute. One of the most important exceptions to this law is when someone has a concealed handgun permit. A ...

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