NC Bill to allow concealed carry permit holders to carry guns into bars, restaurants passes in House

A bill that would allow concealed carry permit holders to…

A bill that would allow concealed carry permit holders to carry firearms into bars and restaurants passed in the state House today.

House Bill 937 passed its third reading 78 votes to 42 votes. It now moves on to the Senate.

The GOP-led bill expands concealed carry privileges and strengthens some laws for crimes committed with firearms.

House Bill 937 would allow concealed carry permit holders in North Carolina to carry a concealed weapon into “an assembly where an admission fee is charged or an establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed,” both of which are currently illegal in North Carolina. The concealed carry permit holder would not be allowed to consume alcohol while carrying.

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