"When the General Assembly convenes on January 9, 2013, Grass Roots North Carolina will immediately push for legislation enabling teachers and other concealed handgun permit-holders to protect students from violent predators on the state’s campuses," Grass Roots North Carolina wrote in a news release Tuesday.
Lawmakers will return to Raleigh for a one-day organization session on Jan. 9 and then return to work later that month.
"It's too early to talk about these things," said Sen. Tom Apodaca, R-Henderson, who as rules chairman controls the flow of legislation through the Senate. He said lawmakers would discuss gun policy proposals next year.
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