This is a discussion on 14 (Updated to 1)truck drivers arrested in TN....Title updated to correct info... within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by retsupt99 Wrong... Don't you know ANYTHING? Even our fearless leader knows that there are '57'...Sheeeeeesh! I almost posted this myself. Don't you ...
"Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both." Benjamin Franklin
Steps in the stripping of State's Rights/Sovereignty
1. War of Northern Agression 2. Coersion to ratify the 14th Amendment 3. Ratified 17th Amendment
There is no Federal Law concerning carrying a weapon in a Commercial Vehicle. The problem is abiding by all city, state and county laws by which a driver will be passing through. Further explaining can be found here : Cdl Gun | AskTheTrucker.com --- Drive Safe everyone . . .
First off there are several questions that need answers before we decide TN is worng or the driver. I drive and carry under LEOSA.
Did driver have a permit?
If no was weapon stored in accorance to the law?(loaded, secure container)
Was weapon stolen or was driver a convicted felon?
These are some questions that need answers before we start bashing or complaining. I have dealt with TN DOT and Highway Patrol when I was carring on my permits and can say they were professional and courtious as with most I have dealt with.
Now when I carried on permits only I have a portable safe that I store my weapon in the not gun friendly areas(ie: Chicago New York New Jersey) If the weapon is unloaded and secure in a proper container and not in direct contact with driver(ie: sleeper under buck on not in plain view) you shoud have no problem Also if asked to search your truck that is a consent search and you can say NO and if they threaten a warrent then let them because you saying NO doesn't give them PC Proable Cause for a warrant. It might cost you some time but you still maintain your rights. Not a lawyer just a retire LEO out here making a living and staying safe and alive.
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