"Peaceable Journey" Law ?????????


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Waitone
March 10, 2003, 10:21 PM
I was surfing around www.packing.org (yeah, I have no life) and saw NC has no peaceable journey law.

What is a peaceable journey law? Is it federal, state, or a joint effort sorta like reciprocity?

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EJ
March 10, 2003, 11:54 PM
It is a general premise backed by local and state laws in most jurisdictions (although obviously not all)

That states --

If one is in legal possession and transportation restrictions in their home location as well as their destination, then they may Peaceably transport their firearms through the intervening jurisdictions without fear of violating laws--

NC apparently doesn't adhere to that premise

Logistar
March 11, 2003, 01:56 AM
I was thinking that was a FEDERAL law. Unless you stopped (other than for gas maybe) you were OK as long as the guns were in the trunk and unloaded. It didn't matter what the state said.

I will try and look that up.

Logistar

hd1.
March 11, 2003, 10:02 AM
Here's the text:

-CITE-

18 USC Sec. 926A 01/22/02

-EXPCITE-

TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

PART I - CRIMES

CHAPTER 44 - FIREARMS

-HEAD-

Sec. 926A. Interstate transportation of firearms

-STATUTE-

Notwithstanding any other provision of any law or any rule or

regulation of a State or any political subdivision thereof, any

person who is not otherwise prohibited by this chapter from

transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm shall be entitled to

transport a firearm for any lawful purpose from any place where he

may lawfully possess and carry such firearm to any other place

where he may lawfully possess and carry such firearm if, during

such transportation the firearm is unloaded, and neither the

firearm nor any ammunition being transported is readily accessible

or is directly accessible from the passenger compartment of such

transporting vehicle: Provided, That in the case of a vehicle

without a compartment separate from the driver's compartment the

firearm or ammunition shall be contained in a locked container

other than the glove compartment or console.

Here's the link:

http://uscode.house.gov/uscode-cgi/fastweb.exe?getdoc+uscview+t17t20+528+0++()%20%20AND%20

EJ
March 11, 2003, 01:13 PM
Notwithstanding any other provision of any law or any rule or regulation of a State or any political subdivision thereof

That's the part that (effectively) makes this law -- more of a recommendation // general premise as each state can supplant it-- though federally the transport is legal--

If your info is correct --(I have no idea) than NC had supplanted this code in this instance -- therby, effectively nullifying it--

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