How Not To Open Carry
This is a discussion on How Not To Open Carry within the Open Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; and as we know the 2nd A says, .......the right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed, except for people who do not ...
February 7th, 2012 01:00 PM
and as we know the 2nd A says, .......the right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed, except for people who do not know how to carry them; or for anyone who has not trained according to what the Government says is necessary
February 7th, 2012 01:03 PM
nope... no exception... he can carry and dress as he wants..
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February 7th, 2012 01:13 PM
It is very difficult to tell what the "infraction" was without actually having been there. Then again, it may have been an old, worn out holster that had some meaning to the wearer (gift from G'pa) or it could be all he could afford. It could also be that the guy was just cheap and it didnt matter how he carried the weapon. It is hard to say. The thread took on a tone of "gossip" like folks standing around talking about how screwed up other people are. Just wanted to let you know I read it the same way you did.
Originally Posted by Flippinstk
The 1911 is an antiquated weapons system but then again, so am I.
Retired SF(SP) CMSgt 1979-2005
February 10th, 2012 03:42 PM
Wow, that's not how I remember it. I read it on the internet though so it must be true.
Originally Posted by heyrakes
February 11th, 2012 04:34 PM
TN requires that a person take a handgun safety course that teaches weapons handling and you must pass a shooting course to get you carry permit.
Originally Posted by Flippinstk
"Lets Be Careful Out There!"
February 11th, 2012 05:36 PM
That's true, but once you have the permit, you can pretty much carry in any manner that you wish. If you want to tie the gun to a rope and wear it around your neck, you're pretty much within the law to do so. Personally, I would rather not see people do that but I'm sure that I do stuff that people don't care for also.
Originally Posted by RonM0710
February 11th, 2012 05:56 PM
Originally Posted by livewire9880
cause we share the same goal, many have a less than a 'trained' for manor.
they would agree that having a guitar does not make you a player-in-a-band
yet not see the relationship of gun and usage.
if it were possible to tie the having of a gun for carry with a (small fee) class of
4 hours --call it 'beginners carry' and it is optional but there would be an incentive/reward
for having taken and passed it.
perhaps the certificate would be in evidance in your favor in court if you should ever find yourself there.
though the DA would not treat you like a LEO, they would grant you status better than a 'naked' citizan.
You plug 'em, I plant 'em
...kid can't read at 17 (Garcia/Hunter 1985)
Lack of preparation on your part does not necessarily constitute an emergency on mine
February 11th, 2012 07:21 PM
Another guy that's here to save us all. And by God, he's gonna tell the world.
February 12th, 2012 12:02 AM
Sounds like that guy needed someone to explain to him the right way to carry a gun.
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