Blue Ridge Wine and Jazz Festival - Weapons Ban

Discussion in 'Places Off-Limits' started by Phil1979, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. Phil1979

    Phil1979 Member Georgia Carry

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    Just now sent this email to them, and copied the Mayor and Police Chief.



    From: P. Evans
    Date: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 2:03 AM
    Subject: Blue Ridge Jazz Festival - Weapons Policy
    To: [email protected]
    Cc: [email protected], [email protected]


    Dear Festival Officials,


    I noticed on your FAQ page at http://blueridgewineandjazz.com/faqs/ that weapons of any kind are not permitted.

    Georgia has state preemption of weapons, and if the festival is held on a public street corner, neither you nor the city has any authority to ban the lawful carry of weapons on public property.

    Citizens with a valid carry license may in fact carry their firearms and knives openly or concealed at the festival, as is their right under state law.

    An unlawful arrest of a lawful carrier of weapons will result in litigation.

    If you want to ban weapons, then hold the festival on private property.

    Best regards,

    Phillip Evans
     
  2. Phil1979

    Phil1979 Member Georgia Carry

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    I wonder if they've recently gotten the Atlanta Botanical Garden and Macon Cherry Blossom disease?
     

  3. Nemo

    Nemo Man of Myth and Legend

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    When you get their responses a day after the festival you will share that, correct?

    Nemo