carry concealed

Discussion in 'General GWL Questions' started by yeibiche, Mar 20, 2007.

  1. yeibiche

    yeibiche New Member

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    Don't want to appear to be a dummy, but I'm new to carrying in GA. State I come from did not require a license to carry, only to carry concealed...so I assumed when I got my license here, it was to carry concealed. Now, someone is telling me that is not true, I have to go get another license to carry concealed. I could have sworn I told the probate person that I wanted a concealed permit. Who's right?
     
  2. gunsmoker

    gunsmoker Lawyer and Gun Activist

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    Only One Permit

    There is only one "carry" permit (for civilians, as contrasted with cops or security guards) in Georgia, which is described in 16-11-129. This permit generally allows you to carry open or concealed away from your home, your car, or your place of business, or the hunting fields. But even with a permit, you cannot carry at public gatherings, places that serve alcohol, public buildings, mass-transit terminals, passenger busses, or on school property (even private schools).

    There are certain times and places where a person WITHOUT A PERMIT could carry legally, but only openly, but let's not even bother discussing that since you DO have a permit, right?
     

  3. yeibiche

    yeibiche New Member

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    Public Gatherings

    No carrying concealed at public gatherings???? By definition,wouldn't that be anywhere there would be more than one person in public?
     
  4. Rammstein

    Rammstein New Member

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    Make sure you read the Ga Attorney General's unofficial opinion about public gatherings. It will help clear up some things.
     
  5. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday New Member

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    Trust me, I carried blindly, not understanding the laws fully.......now I see with the help of this website. Thank God for GPO and GCO!
     
  6. Gunstar1

    Gunstar1 Administrator

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