Traveling to Virginia from NC soon...

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  1. benEzra

    benEzra Moderator Emeritus

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    Any recent changes to the laws/reciprocity I need to know about? I have a NC CHL. Can anybody point me to a good summary of VA law?
     
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    Handgunlaw.us is usually a good source of this info
     
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    USA Carry is also a good source. Fine interactive maps.
     
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    VA is much more gun friendly then NC (IMHO), there is no duty to inform, signs do not carry force of law, among other things, by all means review the laws, but you should have no problems.
     
  5. dusty14u

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    You should be good to go. No need to notify as mentioned. Restuarant carry is good to go, usual places off limits. I moved to NC from Va 2 years ago and still follow VCDL updates.

    I feel NC is catching up to Va as far as gun rights but NC has come a ways in 2 yrs with HB650 and 937. No restrictions in Va concerning paid admission, protests, etcc.... Have fun in the Old Dominion!
     
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    Dusty, didn't NC drop that paid admission nonsense this year, I could be wrong but I thought I had seen that come up?
     
  7. dusty14u

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    They dropped it on HB937 which went into effect Oct 2013. They almost got the Jim Crow sheriff permitting system dropped but the House Speaker, who is a Republican, shafted the voters who put him in office and they slightly modified it.

    Grass Roots North Carolina (GRNC) keeps all 2nd Amendment supporters filled in on what going on and affecting our rights. You can find out what issues they are trying to adress as well as the ones they already have. They do more for our state rights than the NRA does.
     
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    K, thanks
     
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    You can open carry if you have to. Please do so while wearing good clothes while wearing a "Gun Saves Lives" button. Have pamplets to hand out (you can also use Ed's cards...see opencarry.org's Virginia forum). Also use a retention holster such as a Safariland ALS.
     
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    The Old Dominion is still wonderful ,certain locales non withstanding. My beloved brother in law ,who took a mortar round in the shoulder at St. Lo in July,1944, was from Pulaski.

    My fine son in law was born in Gainesville, and my late step dad was a native of Danville. We all love the Commonwealth, and hope for good times in the future, 2A wise.
     
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    Just stay away from that sinister looking governor of ours...

    According to Gary-- http://www.handgunlaw.us/states/northcarolina.pdf
    Your NC permit is good here in VA. (And likewise :D )

    Heres pretty much everything you need to know: http://www.handgunlaw.us/states/virginia.pdf

    People will tell you to stay away from NoVa (Northern VA) because of all the DC transplants.
    Most of those people have never visited NoVa. I live there. Its only gets iffy if you're right up next to DC, like Arlington or Alexandria, as in some places the District crosses the water and encroaches on our territory.

    Don't go over any bridges. Always go pee before getting in the car.
     
  12. RustyShackelford

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    Summer months, travel....

    If you travel or go armed often, Id buy the 2014 ed of www.gunlawguide.com .
    Handgunlaw.us is handy too.
    Gary, the website co-founder does a lot to update & collate the various US gun/carry laws.
     
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