Can't Carry at the County Fair
This is a discussion on Can't Carry at the County Fair within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by LibertyGal
I wonder if they would/could prevent entry by a CCW, though? Just because they have a metal detector, doesn't necessarily mean ...
June 30th, 2006 10:24 AM
though they prbably would have allowed him as no signs were posted who wants to tell everyone they are carrying? I would of pulled the cop to the side and asked if i have a ccw can i carry inside. Simple as that only 1 person needs to know.
Originally Posted by LibertyGal
July 2nd, 2006 02:17 AM
Two or three years ago, before I had my CCW, I was stopped while entering the AZ State Fair here in Phoenix. The officer at the gate (I think he was DPS) had seen the clip of my pocket knife and pulled me back throught the gate. He then pointed to a "No Weapons" sign and made me put it in the car.
From what I've learned now, the knife I was carrying, a 3" pocket knife supposedly isn't considered a weapon in AZ. And when I was walking through the gate I could not see the sign at all.
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July 2nd, 2006 03:00 AM
Where does your permit state that? Mine doesn't say that anywhere???
Originally Posted by DParker
George Washington: "A free people ought to be armed."
July 2nd, 2006 09:05 AM
logically you are correct. in practice however, an admission fee changes everything in many areas. while visiting family in north carolina a few weeks ago we decided to visit a water park. i knew that NC honors my MT CWP but decided to check first on water parks. luckily this happened to be one of those rare times when packing.org was actually working so i pulled it up and found north carolina law specifically dealing with this issue:
Originally Posted by LibertyGal
ß 14‑269.3. Carrying weapons into assemblies and establishments where alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to carry any gun, rifle, or pistol into any assembly where a fee has been charged for admission thereto, or into any establishment in which alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
......i didnt make it to the water park.
July 2nd, 2006 10:06 AM
Our fair is on the state fair grounds (against CCH rules), they serve alcohol and it's consumed there (against CCH rules), and it's a place that charges admission (against CCH rules). I'm not a fan of fairs and don't go anyway, but now I have three more excuses.
Last edited by Todd; July 3rd, 2006 at 07:28 AM.
July 3rd, 2006 02:00 AM
It's part of my County's restrictions. Issuers in CA may add any restrictions they feel like to any permit.
Originally Posted by Rugerman
Here is a scan of the restrictions added to the back of my permit by Madera County.
July 3rd, 2006 11:11 AM
I hate carnivals.....
I do like looking at the exhibits, though....
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July 9th, 2006 05:05 PM
makes me appreciative of my state's laws on chl and firearms (there are a couple of things I think need tweaking though)
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