NC Legislature Overrides Veto, Ends Background Checks For Handguns

  • North Carolina House lawmakers voted to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a bill that would do away with background checks for handguns conducted by local law enforcement.
  • The governor’s veto of Senate Bill 41 was overridden by a 71 to 46 vote along party lines, marking the first time GOP lawmakers in the state have accomplished an override since 2018.
  • The bill also allows people with concealed carry permits to bring their weapons into churches that also host private schools as long as classes, including extracurricular events, are not in session.
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