RayBurton72 wrote:Most bars are small and fall into the 21 foot rule as far as confrontation goes. And these days, most bars serve food along with beverages. So where in the mix does that put bars that serve food also?SB 235 was introduced Feb. 19 by Sen. Brock.
We need to get our voices heard - North Carolinians Against Gun Violence (the state brady bunch) has made it a legislative priority to defeat this bill and have sent emails to people with misleading info.
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SENATE BILL 235
Short Title: Personal Protection in Restaurants. (Public)
Sponsors: Senator Brock.
Referred to: Judiciary I.
February 19, 2009
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED"AN ACT TO ALLOW PERSONS WITH CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS TOPROTECT THEMSELVES AND THEIR FAMILIES IN RESTAURANTS."
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 14-269.3(b) is amended by adding a new subdivision to read: "(5) A person on the premises of an establishment that is a restaurant underG.S. 18B-1000(2) or G.S. 18B-1000(6), provided the person has a valid concealed handgun permit under Article 54B of Chapter 14 of the General Statutes."
SECTION 2. This act becomes effective December 1, 2009.
Guns and Alcohol Just Don't Mix!!Senate Bill 235 proposed by Senator Brock would allow individuals with permits to carry concealed handguns into North Carolina restaurants despite them serving alcohol.
ACT NOW: If you oppose guns in family restaurants and bars we need you to click here to fill out our on-line petition.
Of course NCGV wants to lead people to believe this bill would allow carry in bars, which of course, it does not. But since when did the anti's let the facts stand in their way?