Welcome to North Carolina Concealed Weapons Sign

A "Welcome to North Carolina" sign includes a warning about concealed weapons by its citizens. Is this sign real?

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It’s fake.

Much like a recent “Welcome to Wisconsin” sign we discussed recently, it’s unclear if this was created as a joke or if it was meant to be passed off as real, but a cursory examination of the graphic yields obvious clues that the text below the sign was not part of the original photograph. The sign in the graphic reads:

Welcome to North Carolina

Nation’s Most¬†Military¬†Friendly State

Our citizens have concealed weapons

If you kill someone, we will kill you back!

We have “0” jails, and 513 cemeteries

Enjoy your stay!


It should be noted that the bottom of this graphic appears to have been lifted and added to a “Welcome to West Virginia” sign, as seen below:


We are hearing about more of these signs being circulated. If you see one, drops us a comment below. Or if you have more information about the signs above, please let us know.

Bottom Line

The “Welcome to North Carolina” concealed weapons sign is not real. It isn’t clear, however, if it was intended as a joke or to be passed off as real.

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