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Bill would allow guns in NC private, religious schools

Posted on: 7:34 pm, February 28, 2013, by

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RALEIGH, N.C.– State Sen. Stan Bingham has filed a proposal that would allow private and church affiliated schools to have armed employees or volunteers on property, WRAL reports.

Senate Bill 146 does not require certification other than a concealed-carry permit, according to the report. It would allow a school administrator to approve the armed employee or volunteer.

The proposed bill would also allow concealed-carry permit holders to carry a gun on church affiliaed school grounds, during a religious service or event.

A similar bill that was also filed by Bingham, would do the same for public and charter schools, creating school safety marshals who would carry guns on property.

Read more at WRAL