I think I got made at the hardware store, and they called the cops on me!
This is a discussion on I think I got made at the hardware store, and they called the cops on me! within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Echo_Four
I wish people wouldn't say it is no big deal to flash your weapon. Here in Oklahoma open carry is illegal ...
July 4th, 2007 05:12 PM
Which is not to say you're suddenly a criminal doing criminal acts (despite the risk of being hauled in). No threat, and no reason to believe there will be a threat. That really should be the standard. The mere visibility of a firearm does not constitute a crime, no matter that it is held as an illegal act and worthy of being hauled in and charged with something. It's a sad salve to people's consciences that does nobody any good.
Originally Posted by Echo_Four
Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
self defense (A.O.J.).
How does disarming
the number of victims?
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July 4th, 2007 08:23 PM
Originally Posted by JerryM
blame the gun ,Jerry, not the person
July 4th, 2007 09:01 PM
I am afraid you are correct, in Tucson and Phoenix there are a lot of sheep. Down here in Sierra Vista things are a bit more lax.
Half the city is either Retired Service or their families.
The sight of a weapon does not panic them.
Do not stand between Me and Mine!!
July 4th, 2007 11:28 PM
Open carry is legal in Ohio, so I wouldn't worry about it myself. I keep mine covered, but if it ever gets seen so be it.
July 4th, 2007 11:32 PM
You bet that's what happened, the dispatcher got the clothing description and the officer knew it was he and checked the plate before he proceeded and it came up CCW.
Originally Posted by SIGguy229
July 6th, 2007 12:58 AM
NC's open carry laws are nebulous under the best of circumstances. I've never heard of anyone in the gun community recommending open carry since the determination of a problem is up to LE and the judge. The simplest solution is get a CCH and be done with the ambiguity of open carry.
Signature? What signature.
July 6th, 2007 11:22 AM
ccw9mm, you're right, and a REASONABLE officer would surmise as much. A statement like that was included to appease the anti gun groups who KNEW they would lose in the CCW legislation had such things placed in the law during the process.
Originally Posted by ccw9mm
I live in TN, an "open carry" state that also has passed the "castle doctrine". However, people are still strongly urged to carry concealed for tactical AND polictical reasons.
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July 6th, 2007 12:21 PM
Filing that one away as well. Thanks.
Originally Posted by purple88yj
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