This is a discussion on Home Depot answer to my CC question. within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Zero_ Even if they have a sign, it's still not illegal. I've always wondered though, if there is an incident, and you ...
The sheriff shall issue a permit to carry a concealed handgun to a person who qualifies for a permit under G.S. 14‑415.12. The permit shall be valid throughout the State for a period of five years from the date of issuance.
(c) Except as provided in G.S. 14‑415.27, a permit does not authorize a person to carry a concealed handgun in any of the following:
(1) Areas prohibited by G.S. 14‑269.2, 14‑269.3, and 14‑277.2.
(2) Areas prohibited by G.S. 14‑269.4, except as allowed under G.S. 14‑269.4(6).
(3) In an area prohibited by rule adopted under G.S. 120‑32.1.
(4) In any area prohibited by 18 U.S.C. § 922 or any other federal law.
(5) In a law enforcement or correctional facility.
(6) In a building housing only State or federal offices.
(7) In an office of the State or federal government that is not located in a building exclusively occupied by the State or federal government.
(8) On any private premises where notice that carrying a concealed handgun is prohibited by the posting of a conspicuous notice or statement by the person in legal possession or control of the premises.
Last edited by dben002; February 4th, 2013 at 01:18 PM.
There are two types of people who carry concealed weapons...Responsible ones and Irresponsible ones...which are you...
Last edited by joker1; February 4th, 2013 at 03:38 PM.
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I have open carried in Home Depot with no problems.
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I like their reply and now I can shop there in good conscience. I like to follow the rules when I can and I avoid shopping anywhere that displays an anti-gun policy by sign or other action.
Does that make more sense?
Actually, I would refer to the previous comment from a Home Depot employee regarding that North Carolina statute. If what he says is correct, then the local store is not in compliance with corporate policy, and I will guarantee you that the guy in the local store is not the legal owner of the premises. Even the in control of can be questioned, as that control comes from the corporate level.
If you see that sign, report them.
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Here in FL there is no need to ask any business about their pro or anti position on firearms.
Signs mean absolutely nothing...there are very few of them anyway.
If one is carrying in the correct manner, no one is going to know your SD business.
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Most corporations do not allow individual store/managers to set a lot of "policy" for the same reason many states (and hopefully more) have "preemption" laws on guns--if anybody and everybody sets their own rules, no right hand knows what the left is doing. Franchises, on the other hand, are individually owned and operated, paying a hefty fee to use the brand name and products. Home Depot are coprorate stores, not franchises.
In the case of the NC store having a "no-guns" sign, I would document it by photograph and submit it to corporate HQ as a complaint. I guarantee you HD does not want to lose business to Lowes, especially in NC!
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Hello All you gun lubers....We need to tell Home Depot when we shop there we support them. Lord knows I sure let others know when I will not be back. If we do not tell them we will continue to get what we are getting. Off my soap box now, thanks for listening.
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