Warning: Gun Control “Virus” Spreading in North Carolina ~ VIDEOS

By Jordan Stein

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North Carolina – -(AmmoLand.com)- There’s a “virus” — far more deadly than COVID-19 — spreading in North Carolina. This is the plague of gun control, which has historically been used by tyrants to kill hundreds of millions of people.

The latest “epidemic” is coming from local ordinances that are being rewritten to effectively ban shooting on private property.

North Carolina law is requiring local ordinances to be updated and reorganized.

While getting rid of old and obsolete ordinances is probably a good idea, anti-gunners are trying to sneak in restrictions that should gravely concern property owners and gun owners.

Consider, in Rockingham County, a proposed ordinance would have required a shooter to not only be a half-mile from any residence to discharge a firearm, but also have a 15-foot berm as a backstop.

Any gun owner can see how ridiculous, impractical, and unenforceable this proposal was. If this went into effect, shooting on private property in Rockingham would have been effectively outlawed, unless a landowner owned significant acreage with few neighbors.

Thankfully, due to the outcry from gun owners — especially those who flooded the County Commissioner’s meeting — the proposal was fully withdrawn.
Another attack on private shooting occurred just to the South in Guilford County. The Democrat-led commission sought to require over 16 acres of land to comply with the ordinance and discharge a firearm on one’s own property.

Gun owners again turned out in large numbers and flooded the chambers to oppose the proposal. Of the members of the public who signed up to speak, nine supported the restriction, but thirty-five signed up opposed. Andy Stevens, my colleague at GOA, and I both spoke out against the ordinance.

It appears the surge of emails and residents flooding the Commissioner’s meeting has worked — at least for now. As of the time this article was written, Guilford has backed away from further restricting private property shooting.

Yet, the attack on private property and shooting did not end in Guilford. Just an hour’s drive down Interstate 85, Cabarrus County also considered a private property shooting ban. This Ordinance required effectively 23 acres of land to shoot on one’s own property unless one had written permission from his or her neighbors.
Again, due to the turnout of gun owners, the idea was tabled for a later meeting.

It’s said that eternal vigilance is the price of liberty, and that is very true in this instance. While Gun Owners of America and our friends at Grass Roots North Carolina are watching out for shooting bans, property and gun owners across the Tar Heel state need to keep a close eye on what their local, elected officials are proposing. Keep them accountable; be there to speak out against any restrictions.

If property and gun owners stand together, this gun control “virus” can be eradicated. Our rights depend on it!

Jordan Stein is the Director of Communications for Gun Owners of America and a North Carolina resident. Follow him on Twitter: @jordankstein.


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StLPro2A
StLPro2A
26 days ago

BREAKING NEWS: Liberal application of lead eradicates gun control virus. Make ’em Believe!!!
Our Founding Father would already have been finished shooting a second time.
Woosies Are We!!!

Russn8r
Russn8r
25 days ago
Reply to  StLPro2A

Schart’s ignoranus misrep of Romans 13 requires he do just that if so ordered under a “law” – unless/until – by his lame misrep of the Constitution – “sole/final arbiter” SCOTUS says otherwise.

Last edited 25 days ago by Russn8r
Russn8r
Russn8r
25 days ago
Reply to  StLPro2A

Neither would you, if so ordered under a “law”.

Grigori
Grigori
26 days ago

Ha! AmmoLand made the Stevequayle.com feed with this article!

swmft
swmft
26 days ago

if noise is problem texas style silencer law made in state no tax stamp
run over atf state by state intra state is not under federal control

Last edited 26 days ago by swmft
uncle dudley
uncle dudley
26 days ago

This proves how important it is to vote in local elections as they have control over local everyday issue’s that can effect you.
Democrats want more government control where Republicans want less government.
You decide.

Arny
Arny
26 days ago

I wonder when they will try this in counties that are owned by people from other states that are unaware of these anti 2A actions ? A defensive berm is a great way to use worn out tires. Any tire shop will gladly give away.

Vince
Vince
26 days ago

Thank you for speaking up!