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Can I legally open carry my handgun without having any type of handgun permits?

F.T. Norton

Yes, according to New Hanover County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jerry Brewer, you can carry a handgun, but you can’t conceal it without a Carry Concealed Weapon Permit.


Can I carry a handgun openly in North Carolina?

Does a handgun have to be registered In North Carolina. If so, where does it have to be registered?

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