expanded gun rights http://wfae.org en Gun Suppressors Are Now Legal For Hunting In North Carolina http://wfae.org/post/gun-suppressors-are-now-legal-hunting-north-carolina <p>For decades, the closest most people got to a gun suppressor – those metal cylinders that reduce a gun’s bang – was seeing one on a movie screen in the hands of an assassin or gangster.</p><p>But sweeping gun legislation has made suppressors, also known as silencers, legal for hunting in North Carolina. Law enforcement authorities are now trying to figure out how to shape polices to implement the new law.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:19:30 +0000 Cleve R. Wootson Jr. 32408 at http://wfae.org NC Explainer: Gun Legislation http://wfae.org/post/nc-explainer-gun-legislation <p>A wide variety of North Carolina laws are poised to change, including where you can carry guns, what you need to vote and which clinics can provide abortions.</p><p>The changes are the result of the legislative session that ended last week. It was the first in more than a century in which Republicans controlled both the General Assembly and the governor's mansion. And they shook things up.</p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 13:55:04 +0000 Michael Tomsic & Marshall Terry 32257 at http://wfae.org NC Explainer: Gun Legislation