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CONCEALED VS OPEN LAW

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Post by TEXSON » Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:23 am

SINCE LTC BECAME THE "NEW" LAW - AND SPECIFICALLY STATES HOW ( HOLSTERED ) TO CARRY - WHERE ARE THE CONCEALED CARRY "RULES" ? WHAT MAKES IT LEGAL TO CARRY IN A POCKET OR A LADY'S PURSE ? DOES THE LAW SAY CONCEALED HAS TO BE HOLSTERED ?
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Re: CONCEALED VS OPEN LAW

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Post by TomS » Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:35 am

IMHO There are no restrictions implied on concealed carry. Open carry implies a holstered weapon as not to violate the intentionally brandish rule.

I am not an attorney, nor do I play one on TV, but that’s my take on the subject.
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Re: CONCEALED VS OPEN LAW

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Post by twomillenium » Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:09 pm

TEXSON wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:23 am
SINCE LTC BECAME THE "NEW" LAW - AND SPECIFICALLY STATES HOW ( HOLSTERED ) TO CARRY - WHERE ARE THE CONCEALED CARRY "RULES" ? WHAT MAKES IT LEGAL TO CARRY IN A POCKET OR A LADY'S PURSE ? DOES THE LAW SAY CONCEALED HAS TO BE HOLSTERED ?
NEW TO THE FORUM AND HAVE NEVER FOUND A DEFINITIVE ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION .
No need to yell! Remember concealed is concealed, if it is hard to understand then I don't know what to tell you.
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Re: CONCEALED VS OPEN LAW

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Post by Take Down Sicko » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:08 pm

Weather concealed or open carried, the only safe way to carry is in a holster to protect the trigger from a negligent discharge.


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Post by WTR » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:21 pm

Take Down Sicko wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:08 pm
Weather concealed or open carried, the only safe way to carry is in a holster to protect the trigger from a negligent discharge.
Depends on what you carry.

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Post by bigtek » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:56 pm

TEXSON wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:23 am
SINCE LTC BECAME THE "NEW" LAW - AND SPECIFICALLY STATES HOW ( HOLSTERED ) TO CARRY - WHERE ARE THE CONCEALED CARRY "RULES" ? WHAT MAKES IT LEGAL TO CARRY IN A POCKET OR A LADY'S PURSE ? DOES THE LAW SAY CONCEALED HAS TO BE HOLSTERED ?
NEW TO THE FORUM AND HAVE NEVER FOUND A DEFINITIVE ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION .
www.dps.texas.gov/InternetForms/Forms/LTC-16.pdf

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Re: CONCEALED VS OPEN LAW

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Post by ScottDLS » Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:06 pm

Take Down Sicko wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:08 pm
Weather concealed or open carried, the only safe way to carry is in a holster to protect the trigger from a negligent discharge.
I have trouble carrying wet weather like rain or sleet in holster whether concealed or open.... :biggrinjester:
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Re: CONCEALED VS OPEN LAW

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Post by ScottDLS » Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:08 pm

bigtek wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:56 pm
TEXSON wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:23 am
SINCE LTC BECAME THE "NEW" LAW - AND SPECIFICALLY STATES HOW ( HOLSTERED ) TO CARRY - WHERE ARE THE CONCEALED CARRY "RULES" ? WHAT MAKES IT LEGAL TO CARRY IN A POCKET OR A LADY'S PURSE ? DOES THE LAW SAY CONCEALED HAS TO BE HOLSTERED ?
NEW TO THE FORUM AND HAVE NEVER FOUND A DEFINITIVE ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION .
www.dps.texas.gov/InternetForms/Forms/LTC-16.pdf

HTH

The "rules" are don't violate Texas PC 46.02 Unlawful Carrying of Weapons, when concealing and carrying weapons. Mainly that means have a license or other 46.15 exception while carrying. :rules:
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Re: CONCEALED VS OPEN LAW

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Post by jmorris » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:36 pm

TEXSON wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:23 am
SINCE LTC BECAME THE "NEW" LAW - AND SPECIFICALLY STATES HOW ( HOLSTERED ) TO CARRY - WHERE ARE THE CONCEALED CARRY "RULES" ? WHAT MAKES IT LEGAL TO CARRY IN A POCKET OR A LADY'S PURSE ? DOES THE LAW SAY CONCEALED HAS TO BE HOLSTERED ?
NEW TO THE FORUM AND HAVE NEVER FOUND A DEFINITIVE ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION .
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Re: CONCEALED VS OPEN LAW

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Post by TEXSON » Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:50 pm

Thanks Jay Morris - that's the response I was looking for

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