Had to display my gun to daughter and friends: EDITED
This is a discussion on Had to display my gun to daughter and friends: EDITED within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Young the reason for it was simply because i was planning on having a beer with dinner. While i was not going to get drunk ...
July 11th, 2008 11:16 AM
Young the reason for it was simply because i was planning on having a beer with dinner. While i was not going to get drunk Missouri does not have a set limit on drinking and carrying (like .08 for drinking and driving). while i was not planning on having more than one or two and would not be drunk, I have a strick policy of not carrying (on person or car) at all if i drink simply because of the way the law is written.
July 11th, 2008 11:25 AM
Is there a law against just leaving it in your car?
If there isn't a law against leaving it in the car like that, and you weren't going to be drinking so much as to put you over the legal driving limit...I would say locked in the compartment would be the way to go. Seems a good compromise all around. My $0.02.
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July 11th, 2008 11:36 AM
the CCW law only says you can not be impaired. Most people would assume that impaired is .08 like DUI, i just don't want to be the test case. I am certain that doing what you suggested would have worked out just fine, I simply chose to take the safer route in this case.
July 11th, 2008 12:13 PM
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July 11th, 2008 06:46 PM
I've OC'd quite a bit lately so I may be biased now but I don't see it as a big deal that someone saw your piece. It could be a good chance to talk about self defense with the other girl and see how the guy feels about possibly defending your daughter. They saw a "normal" gun owner taking responsibility for his actions and following the laws. No media twist or agenda about conceal carry holders. How is that a bad thing?
I don't know why so many walk around as if on egg shells about gun ownership and conceal and carry. I'm not saying flaunt it but theres nothing wrong with putting it out there in proper situations and environment.
"Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?"
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