Open Carry

In the United States, open carry refers to the practice of "openly carrying a firearm in public", as distinguished from concealed carry, where firearms cannot be seen by the casual observer.The practice of open carry, where gun owners openly carry firearms while they go about their daily business, has seen an increase in the U.S. in recent years. This has been marked by a number of organized events intended to increase the visibility of open carry and public awareness about the practice. Proponents of open carry point to history and statistics, noting that criminals usually conceal their weapons, a stark contrast to the law abiding citizens who proudly display their sidearms.
Posts about Open Carry
  • ATTENTION: The 9th Circuit amends the 2nd Amendment…

    … possessing a firearm for self-protection(“That question was left open by the Supreme Court in Heller, and we have no need to answer it here.”) The problem is, California law also forbids open-carry, pursuant to Cal. Penal Law §26350. Therefore, as a practical matter now, a private citizen cannot legally possess firearms in public for the purpose…

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  • All About the New Texas Open Carry Law

    … The New Texas Open Carry Law On January 1, 2016 Texas House Bill 910 officially went into effect. This law legalizes the open carry of handguns throughout the state. Several other states have passed similar laws in recent years and Texas has now joined them as a state with legal open carry. While some gun more > The post All About the New Texas Open Carry Law appeared first on The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp. …

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