Attorneys general demand Congress abandon legislation on concealed-carry permit reciprocity

RALEIGH — Attorneys general from 17 states, including North Carolina, demanded Congress abandon legislation making a concealed-carry permit from one state be valid in every state.

The letter Sunday said the proposal may, “lead to the death of police officers and civilians, the proliferation of gun traffickers, and acts of terrorism and other mass violence.

North Carolina already has a very good reciprocity law and has reciprocal rights and agreements with 37 states. The last action taken on the bill was in January, when it was referred to the House Judiciary subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, according to the congressional website.