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Concealed Carry in Churches
Gun Watch ^ | 6 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten

Posted on 11/05/2017 2:00:31 PM PST by marktwain




According to concealedcarry.com, concealed carry is banned in only two states, Nebraska and Louisiana. It requires permission from a church leader in seven states, Arkansas, Georgia, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, and South Carolina. In the other 41 states, you have the right to conceal carry in church just as you do in other private property.


The church may ban the practice, just as you may in your own home. But there is no law to prevent you from exercising the Second Amendment in church.

Dean Weingarten

Gun Watch


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; ccw; church; churches; concealedcarry
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There are very few places where you are not allowed to carry in church. In most of those, the church leadership is allowed to give you permission.
1 posted on 11/05/2017 2:00:32 PM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

You can’t in Pennsylvania


2 posted on 11/05/2017 2:04:33 PM PST by angcat (THANK YOU LORD FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP!!!!!)
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To: marktwain

Which would have stopped the TX shooter in what way exactly? Putting up a sign will stop a shooter? Wow, well I guess that didn’t work, did it?


3 posted on 11/05/2017 2:07:38 PM PST by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~)
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To: marktwain

https://www.nraila.org/articles/20130212/arkansas-church-protection-act-signed-into-law


4 posted on 11/05/2017 2:08:20 PM PST by LeoWindhorse (America First !)
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To: marktwain

He said to them, “But now if you have a purse, take it, and also a bag; and if you don’t have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one.


5 posted on 11/05/2017 2:10:38 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder
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To: LeoWindhorse

Hire , or ask for volunteers , off duty PD , or former combat veterans , and post TWO at each church in America , armed with M-4 type carbines and side arms . One in front and one in back , or as a rover . Have one more concealed carry inside . End of problem . Same with schools .

Our troops who have honorably served , whom are highly trained , and greatly experienced , STILL have an important role to play .


6 posted on 11/05/2017 2:12:23 PM PST by LeoWindhorse (America First !)
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To: marktwain
Under Texas law, churches can ban concealed or open carry simply by putting up a "no guns allowed" sign. If you are caught carrying a gun in a church with a no guns sign you can be arrested and have your concealed carry permit revoked.

Of course, a no guns sign at a church has the same effect as any other "gun free zone." It gives criminals and terrorists the peace of mind of knowing that they will probably be the only ones who are armed.

7 posted on 11/05/2017 2:14:16 PM PST by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation has ended!)
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To: SkyDancer

If the folks in the church were carrying, they MIGHT have shot back. I know some people refuse to carry in church, or think churches are safe. Lots of would-be killers might think of them as gun-free, although they’d be in for a big surprise in some churches I know.


8 posted on 11/05/2017 2:14:48 PM PST by Mr Rogers (Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: marktwain

Well it’s a crying shame there weren’t some good people packing in Sutherland — often that can deter — or at least minimize the casualties


9 posted on 11/05/2017 2:15:47 PM PST by faithhopecharity (Politicians are not born, they're excreted." -- Marcus Tillius Cicero)
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To: marktwain

If it’s concealed, how would anyone know?!!!


10 posted on 11/05/2017 2:16:15 PM PST by Road Warrior 04 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: angcat
You can’t in Pennsylvania

Yes, you can. If you think you cannot, please state the statute.

11 posted on 11/05/2017 2:16:35 PM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: marktwain

More people in my church carry than don’t most of the time. I’m shocked this could happen in a rural church in Texas. No description of the killer yet.


12 posted on 11/05/2017 2:16:39 PM PST by bk1000 (I stand with Trump.)
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So far, all we are getting are very fragmented reports. I have not read a single eyewitness account from someone inside the church.

We simply do not know much about what happened, or who did what to whom.

It may take a few hours or weeks to sort out.


13 posted on 11/05/2017 2:19:06 PM PST by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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To: bk1000

I’ve been expecting this to start. To many soft targets for isis. Several in my church carry, but I’m on stage every week with a guitar. My plan has been to get down and stay down. Maybe my eqipment bag needs to be augmented....


14 posted on 11/05/2017 2:20:37 PM PST by kjam22 (America need forgiveness from God)
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To: angcat

Really? When we had a Muslim-turned-Christian speak at our church a while ago, at least five men in our church were packing. The speaker has been living under a fatwa for years and is at risk wherever he goes.


15 posted on 11/05/2017 2:20:48 PM PST by Wife of D28Man (America is free because of the brave)
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To: marktwain
EVERYONE SHOULD REFRAIN FROM PERSONAL TESTIMONY IN A PUBLIC FORUM.

The right to carry is a natural right ... just do it and shut up.

16 posted on 11/05/2017 2:20:57 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true, I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Thank you. I was thinking on that verse as I carried last night.

In my state, concealed-carry is legal without special permit required.


17 posted on 11/05/2017 2:22:19 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: faithhopecharity

For all we know there were some carrying and they got shot...


18 posted on 11/05/2017 2:22:35 PM PST by kjam22 (America need forgiveness from God)
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To: Mr Rogers

I carry. Always. I’m even thinking of how to waterproof my .40Smith when I take a shower.


19 posted on 11/05/2017 2:24:47 PM PST by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~)
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To: SkyDancer

Lol


20 posted on 11/05/2017 2:25:39 PM PST by kjam22 (America need forgiveness from God)
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