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Old 05-14-2012, 02:59 PM   #21
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Its not legal where i live. So to carry in FL, you must have CWP. I would like to be able to though.
Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee are just a few OC states that require a permit. According to Wikipedia.
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In some OC states a permit is required.
I know, that's why I wrote that about NC...
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I know, that's why I wrote that about NC...
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Florida has a good CWPs system. I OC when fishing, hunting and camping

in south Florida, because the minute you leave town,

you're back in the food chain. Generally it's a rifle...
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MI is generally open carry... but conceal license makes life a lot easier, AND opens up some of the pistol free zones to open carry with the CPL.

I do both, partially based on where I'm going or what I'm doing. I wasn't a strong OC proponent until a local forum guy talked about an incident where he open carried and it apparently changed the minds of some bad guys that were setting up a gas station robbery. That and a good friend of mine was open carrying and some neighborhood kids involved in nefarious activities saw mr 1911 on his hip and changed their behavior.
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I believe it! Just YouTube search open carry and you will see alot of people getting into confrontations with police for doing something that is legal! They get treated like criminals!
People call the cops cause they see someone doing O.C.... it makes them uncomfortable... when is the last time you did not exercise your rights because it made someone uncomfortable?
Believe me when I say, it was a lot worse than being hassled by a cop. I would have prefered that.
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Here in Wyoming open carry or concealed no permit needed. I prefer concealed. A LEO can not ask you if you are armed during traffic stops etc. I prefer concealed carry. I want first strick advantage.
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Kentucky.....Gold star state. Open carry is legal.

I need to say *I* carry as *I* see fit.
I'm very comfortable and represent gun owners very well as *I* see fit, open or concealed.
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What is a Gold Star State?
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What is a Gold Star State?
Maybe a gold star for being so darn good?
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