Hospital Carry Question.
Up until now I have not carried in or on the grounds of our local hospital for the following reason. US Code has a thing in there about having firearms in the building or on the grounds of a hospital that has mental health facilities. Florida does not have this restriction in the state statutes.
Here's my question. Since the state doesn't forbid the carry of concealed weapons in hospitals does this override the US Code listing? I probably won't base my decision on the answers posted here, unless they point to case law or statute, but some hints on where to look for more info will be greatly appreciated. As far as I can see, Gutmacher doesn't address this in his book.
Please don't advise me to ignore the code by saying concealed means concealed. My new cardiologist is on the grounds of this hospital and he does a very through exam. IWB, OWB, and ankle carry will be discovered during the exam. He's fine with concealed carry, but he is the one that questioned the US Code restriction when I asked him about it. He also carries, but not on hospital grounds.
Accidents don't just happen. They must be carelessly planned.