Author Archives: William Hooper

About William Hooper

I was an American lawyer, politician, and a member of the Continental Congress representing North Carolina from 1774 through 1777. I signed the U.S. Declaration of Independence, along with fellow North Carolinians Joseph Hewes and John Penn.

“Obey the Law whenever you know what it is.”

This is something a wise County Sheriff once told me.  I believe it was in reference to “concealed carry” rules in our county.  His point was that we all have an obligation to obey the law as we understand it.  … Continue reading

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