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My wife just got her concealed carry license - Cumberland Co, PA (Vanity)

Posted on 03/13/2013 3:23:38 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA

My wife just walked into the house all giddy. Practically jumping up and down, she sings, "Guess what I got?"

It only took four weeks.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Outdoors; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; concealedcarry; guncontrol; paguns; secondamendment
PA is having a devil of time keeping up with background checks. I suspect county sheriffs have difficultly calling in all of the background checks. With 67 counties and new carry applications each day, the backlog must be wicked.

I recently bought a gun and I had to wait 45 minutes for a background check. The sheriffs have the same wait.

Just another reason for ZERO background checks. My wife may have needed to carry to protect herself from her radical, right-wing, gun-totting, conservative husband.

1 posted on 03/13/2013 3:23:38 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA
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To: ConservativeInPA
It only took 4 weeks!

"But I'm angry NOW!" ...Homer Simpson.

2 posted on 03/13/2013 3:26:23 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Here in Virginia a few years ago I turned in the paperwork for my wife, including her DD Form 214, and she had her card in just over a week. Santa just replaced her compact 9mm with a compact 45 ACP.

She is now happy.

My daughter got her CHP last month. Carries a compact 40 S&W.


3 posted on 03/13/2013 3:28:58 PM PDT by OldMissileer
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To: ConservativeInPA

Great. I’ve had mine (yikes) going on 20yrs. Never had to use it, but sure glad I have it.


4 posted on 03/13/2013 3:30:26 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

She doesn’t need a concealed carry license in the kitchen! ;)
THAT’S A JOKE LADIES!


5 posted on 03/13/2013 3:31:24 PM PDT by archaicoldschool (.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Congrats to her!


6 posted on 03/13/2013 3:31:43 PM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: ConservativeInPA

I can’t wait to get my revolver and my concealed carry license.


7 posted on 03/13/2013 3:32:39 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: OldMissileer
My daughter got her CHP last month.

Both of my daughters are in high school. I wish they could carry. I trust the judgement of my youngest daughter, a 15 year old, more than anyone in government. Both of my girls shoot better than me ... but not much better.

8 posted on 03/13/2013 3:34:00 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: ConservativeInPA

I have experienced your joy. My wife earned the nickname “Dead Eye” at her range training. She was just short of the 150,000th permit issued since Wisconsin allowed concealed carry. Her permit arrived much quicker than mine as I applied during the initial rush.


9 posted on 03/13/2013 3:36:49 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: ConservativeInPA
I had a three hour wait at Cabelas for a background check.

Good thing you can get a hamburger and fries at Cabelas while you wait.

10 posted on 03/13/2013 3:37:48 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: archaicoldschool
She doesn’t need a concealed carry license in the kitchen!

My wife, Ol' Lorena, doesn't even need a gun in the kitchen. There are plenty of knives around.

11 posted on 03/13/2013 3:37:58 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: ConservativeInPA

It’s been quite awhile since I had to wait while purchasing something instate.

That’s the nice thing about having your concealed already.


12 posted on 03/13/2013 3:38:25 PM PDT by tickedoffnow (No more...)
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To: ConservativeInPA
Both of my daughters are in high school. I wish they could carry.

Mine just graduated college and is back home looking for a good job (good luck in this economy). She could not carry on campus so we waited until she graduated to get her CHP. I bought her a Beretta PX4 Storm for Christmas. She loves it. She is as much a conservative as I. I am quite proud of her.

She is an excellent shot and is better with 40's and 45's than with the smaller calibers. She could not find a 45 compact that was comfortable for her so she settled with a 40 S&W that fits her perfectly.

13 posted on 03/13/2013 3:41:09 PM PDT by OldMissileer
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To: OldMissileer
I bought her a Beretta PX4 Storm

That is a sweet pistol. My wife is shoots a Ruger LPC. She loves it. It doesn't fit my hands, and I rather having something more substantial caliber-wise. But I took the family shooting this past weekend, and talked the wife into shooting my M9. She has been hesitant to shoot anything with a bigger bang than a .22 or .380 ACP. She liked shooting the 9mm. Next step is the 1911.

Funny thing, my daughters will shoot anything. They have no fear.

14 posted on 03/13/2013 3:48:56 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: archaicoldschool
She doesn’t need a concealed carry license in the kitchen! ;)

ahhh haaaa! hey, hey, hey.....hillarious....

....I mean, you... you sexists, pig!

15 posted on 03/13/2013 3:54:14 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 ("The British are Coming (to confiscate weapons)" - Paul Revere (We know how that ended))
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To: ConservativeInPA

If our sheriff’s office isn’t busy you can get yours while you wait. Usually ten or fifteen minutes while they type up your CWP. This is in uber-Liberal (well the west side of the Cascades that is) Washington state.


16 posted on 03/13/2013 3:58:04 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: laweeks

I have been surprised lately by all the talk of folks I would never suspect, talking about getting handguns and permits.

I do not discuss it normally in mixed company with folks I am not close with. But no less than five co-workers in the past month have started discussions about their buying a pistol and applying for their lifetime CCW here in IN.

I gotta be careful about some of these co-workers. They also seem pretty conservative and could be local FReepers. Whoa! :o)


17 posted on 03/13/2013 3:58:20 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 ("The British are Coming (to confiscate weapons)" - Paul Revere (We know how that ended))
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To: SkyDancer

There are some counties in PA that you can go in and wait. It all depends on the business process that the sheriff uses. I think most counties try to process applications at the end of the day. Before Christmas, I was buying a gun and the gun shop was telling people to purchase in the morning or early afternoon, because a mad rush on background checks at the end of the day.


18 posted on 03/13/2013 4:03:50 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Right - my last CWP took like fifteen minutes but as you said, mine was in the morning.


19 posted on 03/13/2013 4:05:13 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: ConservativeInPA
Both of my daughters are in high school. I wish they could carry. I trust the judgement of my youngest daughter, a 15 year old, more than anyone in government. Both of my girls shoot better than me ... but not much better.

I can remember when my father took my baby sister out and helped her get her permit and a Baretta Tomcat .32. She was 21 and in college. My mother (66-ish) still carries a .380 and checks it in at the casino boats when she goes with her friends.

My daughter is 11 and wants to know when I'll get her own gun. I have a .22 for her and her brother (it was their great grandfather's first gun) and there is likely a .410 in her future if I can scrape together a couple nickels (or find a leprechaun).

20 posted on 03/13/2013 4:08:28 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 ("The British are Coming (to confiscate weapons)" - Paul Revere (We know how that ended))
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To: ConservativeInPA
My wife, Ol' Lorena, doesn't even need a gun in the kitchen. There are plenty of knives around.

My wife can knock the wings off a fly with a wooden spoon at 25'. I'll never ask her again if the biscuits should be taken out of the oven.

21 posted on 03/13/2013 4:11:10 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 ("The British are Coming (to confiscate weapons)" - Paul Revere (We know how that ended))
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To: archaicoldschool

Yes, she does. If nothing else, she can kneecap you when you make smart remarks like that one. ;)


22 posted on 03/13/2013 4:14:56 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'll stop being a cynic when the world stops giving me reasons to be cynical.)
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To: ConservativeInPA
Funny thing, my daughters will shoot anything. They have no fear.

My 11 year old daughter shoots my XD .45 compact. She can hit cans at 15 yards at about 50% accuracy. She likes shooting the smaller calibers better but never passes up a chance to show off in mixed company.

23 posted on 03/13/2013 4:15:02 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 ("The British are Coming (to confiscate weapons)" - Paul Revere (We know how that ended))
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To: Tenacious 1

My son’s about to buy me a small revolver from an estate collection, and then I’m going to learn how to use it. A lifelong dream. I already joined the NRA as did my son. He already has a CCW.


24 posted on 03/13/2013 4:15:27 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: Tenacious 1
My daughter is 11 and wants to know when I'll get her own gun.

That is so nice to hear. Start them young and responsible.

When I took my family to the range this past weekend there were a bunch of youngsters with their fathers. One girl was so cute. She had a pink .117. She couldn't have been more than six or seven years old. Her father was showing the greatest amount of patience with her. But more important, she was having a good time.

For the record, my girls are not too hot on pink guns, they prefer my black rifles.

25 posted on 03/13/2013 4:18:19 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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Waiting for my C.P.L. here in Michigan....to match my sparkling new Glock 19 Gen 3...700 rounds thru it so far....not even a hiccup.


26 posted on 03/13/2013 4:24:21 PM PDT by basalt
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To: ConservativeInPA

I just got my CCP as well, after a three-week wait. Oregon. County sheriff says that anyone who applies, and does not have any disqualifiers, will be given a CCP.

My BIL and I were talking with someone who knows the loggers working up the mountain from us, and they see Bobcat and Cougar all the time. They will rarely hunt as low as where I live, but I think I’ll start carrying now when I take a walk up the mountain.


27 posted on 03/13/2013 4:32:42 PM PDT by jimtorr
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Bobcat and Cougar

I wish that was the reason I that I carry. Although, I did dispatch a coyote a couple weeks ago (not in my neighborhood).

28 posted on 03/13/2013 4:35:44 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: ConservativeInPA

I ran straight into three crazy people today.

1. A guy going down the wrong way on an escalator.
2. Old man ranting on the train.
3. Beggar yelling in the street.

I could have happily shot any one of them.


29 posted on 03/13/2013 4:42:04 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Updated [http://tinyurl.com/d2opv9v] [http://tinyurl.com/ccqyjmb])
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Where were you?


30 posted on 03/13/2013 4:43:11 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Generally going to and from laser tattoo removal so I can get a new tattoo.


31 posted on 03/13/2013 4:47:49 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Updated [http://tinyurl.com/d2opv9v] [http://tinyurl.com/ccqyjmb])
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To: SkyDancer

I walked into my county courthouse, read all the signs they had up about having to open a satellite office in the basement for ccw permits, the waiting area with a suggested 2 hour wait for the paperwork, the notice that I would be notified in about two weeks if my permit was approved———— and then I walked out of there ten minutes later with my laminated ccw permit in hand, even though I had forgotten to bring my state drivers license from the car.

Gooooooood deputy!


32 posted on 03/13/2013 4:58:07 PM PDT by Segovia
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To: Segovia

Hope you had plenty of doughnuts for him. LOL


33 posted on 03/13/2013 4:59:25 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: OldMissileer

I would have never thought to include the DD 214.
Good idea.


34 posted on 03/13/2013 5:09:04 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: archaicoldschool

Good thing you clarified... I have never witnessed a digital lynching before... :)


35 posted on 03/13/2013 5:09:46 PM PDT by vet7279 (Those of you who think you know it all are very annoying to those of us who do!)
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To: ConservativeInPA

May she always have a gun near to hand, and may she never need it.


36 posted on 03/13/2013 5:10:46 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: ConservativeInPA

In Westmoreland county, the sheriff runs evening hours at different locations once a month. Walk in and walk out with your permit. If you dont feel like going to the courthouse.


37 posted on 03/13/2013 5:16:03 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: ConservativeInPA

>> “Both of my girls shoot better than me” <<

.
Better eyesight?


38 posted on 03/13/2013 5:22:07 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: ConservativeInPA

What ya’ll need is a Hoover Permit.


39 posted on 03/13/2013 5:34:36 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: editor-surveyor
Better eyesight?

Exactly.

40 posted on 03/14/2013 2:40:33 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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