Concealed carry holders won’t be arrested for wearing mask during COVID-19 pandemic

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FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WTVD) — The question of conceal carry and masks have been on the minds of plenty of gun owners in North Carolina the last few days.

Several posts have been circulating around social media stating that a person with a concealed gun permit could be charged with a Class H Felony if they’re out in public wearing a mask and have their gun.

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All of the posts sourced N.C. statute 14-12, which states no person can wear a face covering or disguise their voice within public property of any municipality or county of the North Carolina.

It was something Tony Jacobs, an N.C. Concealed Handgun Instructor, also wondered about, especially since he’s been seeing a large influx of citizens working to earn their concealed carry permit at Jim’s Gun Jobbery in Fayetteville.

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