Carry in place of business? (Arkansas)


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lwsimon
July 30, 2005, 12:33 AM
Is it legal to carry a loaded handgun in your place of business? I know your home is still your home, but if I have a lease on a commercial property, am I extended the same rights there as my home?

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wdlsguy
July 30, 2005, 12:40 AM
5-73-120. Carrying a weapon.
(a) A person commits the offense of carrying a weapon if he possesses a handgun, knife, or club on or about his person, in a vehicle occupied by him, or otherwise readily available for use with a purpose to employ it as a weapon against a person.
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(c) It is a defense to a prosecution under this section that at the time of the act of carrying:
(1) The person is in his own dwelling, place of business, or on property in which he has a possessory or proprietary interest; or
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http://www.atf.gov/firearms/statelaws/25thedition/arkansas.pdf

lwsimon
July 30, 2005, 01:09 AM
Thanks, I looked for two hours and couldn't find that!

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