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Carry in place of business? (Arkansas)

Discussion in 'Legal' started by lwsimon, Jul 29, 2005.

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  1. lwsimon

    lwsimon Member

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    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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    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
     
  3. lwsimon

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    Thanks, I looked for two hours and couldn't find that!
     
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