gun free zones aren't....period
This is a discussion on Between a rock and a hard place within the Carry & Defensive Scenarios forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I picked up my daughter from school today, and since the year is winding down, she needed to bring home some art projects and whatnot. ...
I picked up my daughter from school today, and since the year is winding down, she needed to bring home some art projects and whatnot. So she gets to the car, and I ask "where's your stuff?" "Oops, I forgot".
She is 17.
She's got a few friends with her, so I tell her to go get the stuff, and I'll wait in the car.
She wants me to help her carry.
I say, "I can't". "Why not?" "I just can't, go get the stuff".
I don't really want to say why in front of her friends.
She and her friends leave and go get her stuff.
When we get back in the car, I explain why. And that I really didn't want to get out, disarm and lock the gun in the trunk in front of her friends, let alone discuss it.
She hadn't thought of that. She was trying to think of a scenario why I couldn't get out of the car and had decided I must've hurt my foot or something.
These laws are incredibly vague and inconvenient. The state legislature voted to do away with these "no gun" zones, but naturally, all the school stuff gets removed before it goes before the governor.
Oh well, we're still better off than most of Europe.
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gun free zones aren't....period
Well, they are for the law abiding.
An enemy of liberty is no friend of mine. I do not owe respect to anyone who would enslave me by government force, nor is it wise for such a person to expect it. -- Isaiah Amberay
I thought we could go into the school if it was to pick up or drop off?
FWIW, I run into that all the time with picking up/dropping off kids, gov't buildings, etc.. My solution is for on those days, I use a clip-on IWB for the primary (BUG is always in a pocket holster). I can walk around to the back of the SUV, pop the lid, pull the safe and lock them up pretty darn quick. The guns never leave the holster. I often perform this routine several times a week and nobody is the wiser.
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My Texas CHL instructor informed us that while you may have your firearm in your vehicle...if you were to use it to defend your life...in the parking lot..i believe it was a Felony charge...wow!
Gee... "we can" ! LOL. It's all dependent upon your state laws. Here "school grounds" cannot be posted , only buildings, and it's legal to carry them in a school if it's not posted with the approved AG gunbuster sign.
I'm amazed we're ahead of Texas on this.
If its a good shoot in a school parking lot, you can still be charged for violating the law.
If you think otherwise, you need some more instruction.
Universal Background Checks...the next step towards registration and confiscation.
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thats why im glad to be an oregonian... schools and universitys are public places and I can be armed since I am licensed.