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Children are increasingly the owners or possessors of firearms.
Nationwide, death by handgun is becoming epidemic, and every year about one thousand people in the state die from gunshot wounds. Tragically, over eighty percent of those murdered are killed by people they know.
North Carolina is embracing its burgeoning gun business, while other states with historic ties to firearms manufacturing have gotten tougher on the industry. State laws enacted in 2013 made it easier to obtain pistol permits and expanded the locations where concealed-carry permit holders can have guns. Also, firearms makers are migrating south, improving economic development in the state.