Three months after the state Supreme Court unanimously upheld lawmakers' most recent ban, there has been no visible statewide effort by law enforcement authorities to put the multimillion dollar industry out of business.
NC House members say a public school safety bill should give parents and teachers piece of mind that legislators are doing whatever is necessary to protect students and school personnel following the Connecticut school shootings.
As the Supreme Court hears arguments whether a U.S. law that denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples is constitutional or not, the North Carolina Democrat posted on her Facebook page that she now supports it.
The House transportation panel agreed Tuesday to give adults the option to ride without a helmet if they have had a motorcycle license for a year, completed a safety course and have insurance covering $10,000 in medical benefits.
The House voted 97-20 on Tuesday in favor of making confidential lists of people purchasing pistols or who received concealed weapons permits from local sheriffs and their identifying information. The information is currently a public record.