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MSG Laigaie

Campaign Veteran
Joined
Jan 10, 2011
Messages
3,185
Location
Philipsburg, Montana
I started off as a Tin Can GunnersMate during the summer of '68. "Mother, mother ocean, I have heard you call."

I understand Penna is a hard state to OC, is that true? How are your personal experiences on a day to day basis?
 

color of law

Accomplished Advocate
Joined
Oct 7, 2007
Messages
5,492
Location
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Open carry is legal except in vehicles without a license and the city of Philadelphia.

Article I - § 21. Right to bear arms.
The right of the citizens to bear arms in defense of themselves and the State shall not be questioned.

Article l - § 25. Reservation of powers in people.
To guard against transgressions of the high powers which we have delegated, we declare that everything in this article is excepted out of the general powers of government and shall forever remain inviolate.

Like Texas, Article I - Section 25 of the Pennsylvania Constitution denies the government the authority to regulate the bearing of arms, period.
 

The Bosun

New member
Joined
Sep 26, 2020
Messages
12
Location
Pennsylvania
I started off as a Tin Can GunnersMate during the summer of '68. "Mother, mother ocean, I have heard you call."

I understand Penna is a hard state to OC, is that true? How are your personal experiences on a day to day basis?
Hello, MSG. GM was an attractive rate back in the day (I graduated from Boot Camp in '81). As for OC, I haven't had anything more than perhaps a few raised eyebrows on occasion. No real issues, at all.
 

The Bosun

New member
Joined
Sep 26, 2020
Messages
12
Location
Pennsylvania
Open carry is legal except in vehicles without a license and the city of Philadelphia.

Article I - § 21. Right to bear arms.
The right of the citizens to bear arms in defense of themselves and the State shall not be questioned.

Article l - § 25. Reservation of powers in people.
To guard against transgressions of the high powers which we have delegated, we declare that everything in this article is excepted out of the general powers of government and shall forever remain inviolate.

Like Texas, Article I - Section 25 of the Pennsylvania Constitution denies the government the authority to regulate the bearing of arms, period.
And we darn well like it that way.
 

The Bosun

New member
Joined
Sep 26, 2020
Messages
12
Location
Pennsylvania
If I might somehow remove Philadelphia from the rest of the Commonwealth and transfer ownership to any state foolish enough to accept it, I would do so (they, along with Pittsburgh, are responsible for the Blue Plague from which we must constantly shield our liberties). As it is, one can open carry (or conceal carry, for that matter) in one's vehicle throughout Pennsylvania--including Philadelphia--only if one holds a License To Carry Firearms (LTCF); AKA the "permission slip". This applies also to those from out-of-state provided they are from a state with which Pennsylvania shares reciprocity.

FWIW, there is (once again) a Constitutional carry bill pending in our state legislature.
 

solus

Regular Member
Joined
Aug 22, 2013
Messages
8,907
Location
here nc
I'm just glad the migrating New Yorkers and other easterners from anti gun states settled in pitts & philly...but honestly glad it was Pennsylvania who won !
 

The Bosun

New member
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Sep 26, 2020
Messages
12
Location
Pennsylvania
What remains an enigma is why those relocating from blue states to red continue to spread the plague by voting for those of the same ilk from which they've just escaped.
 
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