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North Carolina law prohibits any person, including a concealed handgun permittee, from knowingly carrying a firearm, whether openly or concealed, on educational property or at a curricular or extracurricular activity sponsored by a public or private primary school, community college, college or university.1 A law enacted in 2015, however, allows a person with a concealed handgun permit to carry a firearm in a vehicle on school grounds but the person may only unlock the door to let someone in or out and move the firearm inside the car while the door is locked.2


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  1. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-269.2(a) and (b).[]
  2. Id. at (k).[]