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Carrying while wearing a mask??


Regular Member
Jul 7, 2015
Kahlotus, WA
Was watching the US Lawshield webinar yesterday, & there was a mention that in some states, it's illegal to carry a firearm while wearing a mask. One of the states mentioned was Washington State.

I've never heard this before & am unable to find a specific citation to a law/rule saying that it's illegal to carry a firearm while wearing a mask.

Anyone know the RCW/WAC/law that states this??

color of law

Accomplished Advocate
Oct 7, 2007
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
See (1)(a) and (7).
A mask is armor and to use of weapons, armor, or armaments in a manner, under circumstances, and at a time and place that either manifests an intent to intimidate another or that warrants alarm for the safety of other persons or property, or in any way to avoid apprehension for a criminal act or acts is prohibited.