Tag:Rep. Richard Hudson

  • Hudson bashes proposed new federal gun regulation

    U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson took aim this week at a proposed federal regulation that targets pistol stabilizing braces. Hudson led a Capitol Hill news conference Tuesday drawing attention to the issue. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives proposed the rule in June. The news conference encouraged people…

  • Hudson, two N.C. colleagues call on Biden to cancel Putin meeting

    Three members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation have signed a letter urging President Biden to postpone a meeting this week with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. They cite concerns about “a string of cyberattacks originating in Russia,” according to a news release. U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-8th District, served as…

  • Hudson-sponsored concealed carry bill heads to Senate

    U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-8th District, passionately urged his colleagues Wednesday to pass major Second Amendment legislation allowing concealed carry permit holders to transport weapons across state lines without fear of prosecution. The Concealed Carry Reciprocity…

  • Hudson says concealed-carry bill gaining momentum

    North Carolina resident Brian Fletcher, a utility tower climber, took a crew to Trenton, N.J., in June 2015 to help with storm-related emergency repairs. A police officer approached him while he was in a parking lot awaiting a work order, and Fletcher followed concealed carry protocol: He told…

  • Incumbent Hudson, challenger Mills focus on struggling economy in 8th CD

    Editor’s note: This story was corrected after initial publication. U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, the Republican incumbent for North Carolina’s 8th Congressional District, is running on his track record and roots in the district. Democratic challenger Thomas Mills, a former social worker and campaign consultant who’s also a political blogger, says…