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Have a concealed in NC, is good in Viginia, West Virginia, PA, NH, ME.
What do I do in NY, RI, CT, MA?
Locked & chained in pistol safe in back of RV & mag in another locked box back there?
What do I do with it if I stop in a hotel in one of "Those" states.
Or leave it home & buy a bigger knife? :smile:
I don't want any possibility of arrest.
Too old for that sh&%
 

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Check the laws in each state we the pistols home fire shotgun. Like I said check the laws in every state though.
 

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I would thoroughly research. Even the magazines you have could be illegal. The ammo. My hollow points and 17 round mags, that are perfectly legal here, could land me in the clink in certain parts of NE. Good luck.
 

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Thought you couldn't have more than 7 rounds in NY. Did they loosen that ridiculous law?
You may be right. I haven't been anywhere near New England for a great number of years, and have no plans on going. That idiotic SAFE Act may have done exactly what you say. I'll stick with my extremely gun friendly state. It sucks in a LOT of ways, but it's very friendly to gun owners. They even put in a fast lane to a CCDW license to those who qualify.
 

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New York- Non-Residents It is unlawful for any person to carry, possess or transport a handgun in or through the state unless he has a valid New York license.

https://www.nraila.org/gun-laws/state-gun-laws/new-york/
Which screams to me, and I am NOT advocating this, for the record, to stop and pee before crossing the NY border. Unload your firearm, store it in a safe if possible. DO NOT STOP through NY until you cross the border out.
 

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I wouldn't stop at all in those states if you could help it. To be totally sure I would say check each states law to be sure.
 

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The FOPA (Firearms Owner Protection Act) of 1986 allows you to travel with a firearm in your vehicle providing you can legally possess that firearm in your home state and your destination state. You may legally pass through any state or city along the way while doing this providing the firearm is unloaded, is secured in an area of the vehicle where it is not accessible, the ammunition is separate from the firearm and secured as well. You may stop for food, fuel, and even lodging along the way but you may not stop to visit, see friends/family, or tour an area in those places which would not allow you to possess that firearm were you not traveling through.

With all of this, there are several states which have a history of ignoring this federal law and detaining or arresting people doing this then letting them work it out in court. New Jersey and Maryland are two of them, with New Jersey being the worse.

If you are stopped, do NOT consent to s search of your vehicle. If you are in any way, not comfortable with any of this, leave your firearm(s) at home. If you decide to take a firearm(s) with you, pass through the problem states as quickly as you legally can and don't stop for anything. Watch your speed, obey all traffic laws, and do not make yourself "seen". When possible, avoid the problem states.

I hope I have all of this correct. Have a safe trip.
 

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I usually take I-81 up to Scranton and then take I-84 East. That way you avoid NY City, New Jersey, and a lot of the BS and Traffic along I-95. I secure my weapons in my RV and don't stop after I cross into NY State.

Peaceable Journey laws only protect you when travelling through a jurisdiction. Once you stop at a hotel, many states no longer feel that you are engaged in a peaceable journey and you are then subject to local laws. I know that NJ doesn't allow hollow point ammo at all. Many parts of Southern New England don't allow standard capacity magazines (i.e., 10 rounds). Washington DC is still pretty strict and forget about going into NY City with a firearm. Connecticut has gotten pretty bad since Sandy Hook and Massachusetts has been pretty bad for the last 60 years. I use to live there and needed a firearms ID just to buy 22 ammo.
 

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Wow! I'm glad I live & primarily travel in the south. Excuse me while I (quietly) hum "My Old Kentucky Home" followed by "Dixie". I can't sing them out-loud for fear of insulting some meddlesome, overly-sensitive, candy-ass, just begging for their next opportunity to be insulted & sue somebody. :biggrin2:
 
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Lives in Kansas, stays in Kansas or pretty close to it. I cringe at the idea of ever having to visit most of either coast.
 

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I was told that even clipping a knife inside your pocket could get you in trouble in NY. A pocket knife has to be concealed and if the clip is showing you could be arrested. Don't know if that is true or not, but when I get dragged back to NYC to visit relatives the knife goes into my pocket.
 
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