NC chosen for national gun rights battle

And a court ruling here could be used as precedent in courts across the nation:

The Second Amendment Foundation on Monday filed a federal lawsuit in North Carolina, seeking a permanent injunction against the governor, local officials and local governments from declaring states of emergency under which private citizens are prohibited from exercising their right to bear arms.

“Through this lawsuit in North Carolina,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb, “we intend to show that state emergency powers statutes that allow government officials to suspend fundamental civil rights, including the right to bear arms, are unconstitutional and therefore should be nullified.