Durham-area community activist Rev. Melvin Whitley wants gun owners to show a permit every time they buy ammunition. According to Whitley, requiring such authorization to buy bullets, just as the state does for firearms, is a "no-brainer." Paul Valone, president of gun-rights group Grass Roots North Carolina, calls it "ludicrous. The only people this would restrict is law-abiding gun owners," he told The News & Observer. "We will be happy to defeat this bill and any legislator who supports it." Read the full story here.