Virginia Carry and Alcohol

Virginia Carry and Alcohol

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    Virginia Carry and Alcohol

    I have tried the Handgun Law link and cannot get the real deal.

    I KNOW that we can now carry concealed in a restaurant that serves adult beverages (IN VIRGINIA), but can a person doing so inbibe?

    I thought that one was prohibited (and in reality, I don't believe that it is a good idea to mix alcohol and firearms), but the question remains...MAY we? Concealed or Open?

    Thanks in advance,

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    § 18.2-308. Personal protection; carrying concealed weapons; when lawful to carry.

    J3. No person who carries a concealed handgun onto the premises of any restaurant or club as defined in § 4.1-100 for which a license to sell and serve alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption has been granted by the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board under Title 4.1 of the Code of Virginia may consume an alcoholic beverage while on the premises. A person who carries a concealed handgun onto the premises of such a restaurant or club and consumes alcoholic beverages is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. However, nothing in this subsection shall apply to a federal, state, or local law-enforcement officer.
    Americans understood the right of self-preservation as permitting a citizen to repel force by force
    when the intervention of society... may be too late to prevent an injury.
    -Blackstone’s Commentaries 145–146, n. 42 (1803) in District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008)

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    If CC'ing you cannot drink. To the best of my knowledge, if your OC'ing, there is no prohibition in the laws. Common sense would say not to.
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    Thank you folks.

    That is what I thought was the rule, but wanted to confirm.

    Mods.....you can lock this one up!

    Again, Thanks

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    Here's were I go when I have questions about gun laws in Va.

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    Quote Originally Posted by varob View Post
    Here's were I go when I have questions about gun laws in Va.

    Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc. (VCDL)
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    Us common folk cannot carry concealed and drink...... However, IIRC Virginia District Attorney's are way better than all of commonners I believe get special privelage to drink and carry concealed.
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