The Omnibus Gun Bill, HB 746, which contains a constitutional carry provision has been referred to the North Carolina Senate’s Rules Committee. This is the final step before coming up for a floor vote.
It is important that this bill come to the floor before the session comes to a close in the next few days. While the bill was supposed to be on today’s Rules Committee calendar, it doesn’t look like it made it. We need to keep pushing the Republicans on the committee to do the right thing and get that bill out of committee.
Grass Roots North Carolina is asking that people both call and email Republican members of the committee. Their alert is below:
NUDGE SENATE RULES
COMMITTEE ON HB 746
Contact Senators on Rules
appears as though the NC Senate Rules Committee will be considering HB
Tuesday. It is important that Republican members of the committee hear
from gun owners, in order to remind the Senators of the proper course of
Below, see how you can easily
contact these key senators to encourage them to move HB746 out of
committee, and to
the Senate floor for a vote. They need to hear from you as soon as
possible. Please send them the email provided, and make the phone calls
noted below. If necessary, leave a voice-mail message.
- PHONE REPUBLICAN SENATE RULES
Use the phone numbers provided
below. Tell them:
calling to encourage you, as
a member of the Senate Rules Committee, to vote for the gun bill,
HB746, thereby sending it to the Senate floor for a vote. Ultimately,
rights voters are only asking that you live up to the Republican State
Platform, which states: ‘We support constitutional carry statutes and
salute the states that have passed them.‘ Please support this bill. Vote ‘yes’ on the bill in committee and ‘yes’ on the floor of the Senate.
- EMAIL THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Use the copy/paste text and the copy/paste email list(s) provided below.
Republican Sen. Rules Committee phone numbers:
Sen. Bill Rabon: (919) 733-5963
Sen. Chad Barefoot: (919) 715-3036
Sen. Andrew C. Brock: (919) 715-0690
Daniel: (919) 715-7823
Sen. Kathy Harrington: (919) 733-5734
Sen. Ralph Hise: (919) 733-3460
Sen. Brent Jackson: (919) 733-5705
Sen. Michael V. Lee:
Sen. Wesley Meredith: (919) 733-5776
Sen. Louis Pate: (919) 733-5621
Sen. Shirley B. Randleman: (919) 733-5743
Sen. Jerry W.
Tillman: (919) 733-5870
Sen. Tommy Tucker: (919) 733-7659
Sen. Trudy Wade: (919) 733-5856
Republican Senate Rules Committee copy/paste email
Michael.Lee@ncleg.net; Wesley.Meredith@ncleg.net; Louis.Pate@ncleg.net;
Suggested Subject: “Vote for HB746 in Committee and on
Senate Floor”Dear Senator,
I understand that the Senate Rules
Committee is considering the gun bill, HB746, on Tuesday, and I am writing to strongly encourage you to support this bill.
In accordance with the NC Republican Party’s platform, which states: “We support constitutional carry statutes and salute the states that have passed
them,” vote ‘yes’ on HB746 in committee, and vote ‘yes’ once it reaches the Senate floor.
I will be monitoring your
actions on this important issue through alerts from Grass Roots North