Can You Carry While Drinking At A Bar?

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    Legal in UT. I would never do it. Just me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flaboatbum View Post
    retsupt99 is correct. Florida law is very clear on that as is Jon Gutmatcher's book. Even transitting the bar area enroute to the rest room from the dining area is a violation although unlikely to be enforced by anyone.....whose's gonna stop you when just just have to go?
    Once we went to a restaraunt and the hostess took the route thru the bar to the seats and figured I was better off to just make the quick trip than to bring the attention as she was several feet into the bar in a split second...
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    OK to carry & drink in Colo as long as you are not intoxicated.

    Intoxicated here is not defined by BAC. I guess they're leaving that up to a LEO/Judge/Jury.
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    I personally would never drink and carry,too many bad scenarios can happen
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    Legal here as long as not over DUI limit, but not smart, so I don't drink and carry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicksta038 View Post
    Just wondering if your spending a night out on the town having a few drinks are you still allowed to carry?
    Having a "few drinks" can, alone, result in an arrest for public intoxication, if you come to the attention of police.

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    Hey, here we go...hang on...

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    I have had a beer with dinner, no problem for me...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Agave View Post
    As a former waiter, I'd refuse to serve alcohol to anyone that was open carrying. It'd be irresponsible of me. Now, I personally wouldn't do it, but I have no problem with anyone having a drink while carrying.

    Did you ask every person you were serving if they were driving after they left your establishment? There are drinking and driving laws. I'm sure you did, otherwise it would have been irresponsible of you.

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    To follow-up my earlier point, and to be more clear, I will, on occasion, have one drink with dinner. If it is a long dinner party, at a secure location, perhaps another drink, after an hour. I like to wait a full hour after finishing the last drink before leaving. I have looked into this; science is on my side.

    If going to a pub/bar with friends, and not eating a meal, I stick to non-alcoholic drinks, and I don't hang around with the type of friends who drink to excess, or get stupid while drinking. I have a badge, so I can carry into bars; this also tends to get me elected to be the designated driver, and designated shooter, too, for that matter. I can enjoy sipping bottled water, or cranberry juice, with no alcohol, just fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chroode View Post
    Did you ask every person you were serving if they were driving after they left your establishment? There are drinking and driving laws. I'm sure you did, otherwise it would have been irresponsible of you.
    That's the fine line that bartenders, waiters, and waitresses face every day.

    It's illegal to drive while impaired. A 105 lb. person gets impaired with fewer drinks than say a 250 lb. person. Those that serve alcohol have the tedious responsibility to determine when someone has had enough. They also are there to serve patrons, hence the fine that's being walked every day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rolyat63 View Post
    Once we went to a restaraunt and the hostess took the route thru the bar to the seats and figured I was better off to just make the quick trip than to bring the attention as she was several feet into the bar in a split second...
    Maybe..., but you could have been arrested, and were technically in violation of the law. Likely to get caught? No. Stupid law? IMO, yep.
    Still illegal.

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    Exclamation With out wading through all 5 pages of responces...

    Booze N Guns real bad idea, and is illegal every place that I know of..... You do not need a alcoholic beverage to have a good time, Iced Tea anyone????
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rcher View Post
    Legal in Utah.



    Umm, maybe because criminals dont care where they commit crimes or take innocent lives.
    Op did not ask can you carry in a bar he asked can you carry drinking in a bar.I have no problem with a person carrying in a bar (I think if you have your CWP you should be able to carry anywhere a law enforcement officer can)but you should not drink while carrying.Not only does it impair judgment and ability it also brings up some serious legal and civil liability issues should you have to use your weapon.

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