• McCrory signs abortion bill, gun rights law


    RALEIGH, N.C. - A group of protestors on Monday night fought against Gov. Pat McCrory's decision to sign a controversial abortion bill.

    Dozens of people held up signs outside of the governor's mansion saying the new law limits the procedure across the state.

    McCrory said the law raises safety standards at abortion clinics.

    The governor also signed the gun rights law, allowing permit holders to carry a concealed weapon in more places, including bars, college campuses and at public schools.

    On school campus, the gun must be locked in a car.

    The law also strengthens penalties for people who violate firearm laws and allows more information to be kept in the state's background check system.

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