This is a discussion on HCP used for ID, not smart I think within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Rotorflyr While this is true, (and agree that using your CHL as an id all the time is a bad idea) I'd ...
ALWAYS carry! - NEVER tell!
"A superior Operator is best defined as someone who uses his superior
judgement to keep himself out of situations that would require a display of his
Look at me, loooook at MEEEE. I have a permit to carry a GUN!
Sheesh some people, like this woman, need to grow up.
People who see my CPL:
LE if stopped
LE when registering my pistol
my gun dealer when doing paperwork
The one time I showed it to someone not on the list was yesterday when I needed two forms of picture ID for a civil service exam. I lost my school ID, so I had to use my CPL or I couldn't take the exam. I hated doing that but the woman was cool about it, even said her and her husband have one too.
it's just fun to mess with the sheep.
Gun control is hitting what you aim at
I used mine as secondary ID at a posted no-guns certification testing center. The next time I went, it wasn't posted.
Here in Missouri we have the choice of having our endorsement on an ID or our drivers license. Like many of you I prefer to keep my carry status as discreet as possible. So I had the endorsement put an ID and it stays tucked away from view.
The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.
I had to use my Texas CHL at a bank once to cash a check as they needed 2 forms of picture ID.
I worked at sears and had an tiny old lady use hers to show ID when filling out a credit ap. I thought it was hilarious, never saw it coming.
<Yep that's really me rounding up a herd
When I was working retail, I had people use both their police ID and CHLs. At the returns desk, a DL# is required so anything besides a state ID or DL wasn't valid.
Never thought it was a great idea to use a CHL as your ID though.
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."
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