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Old September 28, 2014, 07:35 PM   #1
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MO Open Carry Oct 12

Oct 12, 2014 Missouri will be Open Carry statewide, and local ordinances will be amended to respect it.

For some, nothing will change - they already open carry in their town, or only conceal carry. For others, it will be a new opportunity.

Which are you, and will it change what you do? Why, and why not?
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Old September 28, 2014, 07:41 PM   #2
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As far as I know it only effects those within the city limits of St. Louis and Kansas City, I live just outside St. Louis and will continue to carry concealed when I carry. I applaud the law's passage, I don't like the idea of someone in legal trouble for failing to cover their gun with a thin layer of cloth, however in today's society I think it is only polite to do your best to keep things concealed.
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Old September 28, 2014, 09:33 PM   #3
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Actually, my area of the state has always been 'open carry.' Rarely see anyone do it (it is a pretty gunny area, too). Unless in the field, I carry concealed. Like lots of things, being legal doesn't always make it comfortable or smart to do. I have no problem with the right being extended to all parts of the state, but I don't believe the practice will ever be common.
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Old September 29, 2014, 06:03 PM   #4
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I completely missed this law passing and I'm a little confused. The state has always been open carry but municipalities could ban it. Is this new law just removing the ability of local governments to ban open carry?
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Old September 29, 2014, 06:31 PM   #5
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If you have a ccw, yes - but this law did more, such as lowering the ccw age requirement, spelling out training requirements for armed teachers, and clarifying/changing some of the ccw training requirements.

http://www.nraila.org/legislation/st...e-session.aspx
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Old September 29, 2014, 08:56 PM   #6
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As I said in my previous post, the open carry portion of the new law will have no effect on most of the state. Only those cities/towns with existing ordinances against open carry will be effected.

I feel that those folks legally open carrying (with a ccw) in these areas will be constant and repeated targets of LEOs who will feel legally obligated to to check all open carriers for valid permits. What a pain. Fortunately this will not be the case in most of the state.
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