Define reciprocity

Discussion in 'National Laws, Bills and Politics' started by Boy Racer, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. Boy Racer

    Boy Racer New Member

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    Maybe a stupid question, but reciprocity means that a state will afford to me, as a GFL holder, the rights/privileges they extend to the carry-permitted citizens of their own state, right? So while in TN, I can act accordingly as a TN'er would, yes?

    We're planning some trips this summer; right now they're 'maybe' trips. Both in August, one to OH, one to VA.

    We'll be driving during both trips, so I guess I need to check the vehicle/personal carry laws for TN, KY, OH, maybe WV (on the way home from OH), then SC, NC and VA. Whew.
     
  2. mzmtg

    mzmtg Active Member

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    Reciprocity means that there is an agreement between the two states in question that they will each honor the other's license as though it were their own.

    Some states honor other states' permits without receiving the same courtesy in return.

    That is the distinction seen on some carry maps that differentiate between "honors" and "reciprocity."
     

  3. wsweeks2

    wsweeks2 New Member

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    Virginia does not honor your GFL, however you can OC in Virginia without a license. In your car, the firearm must be openly visible as well.
     
  4. USMC - Retired

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    South Carolina will not honor your GFL but you can carry in the glove box or console. North Carolina will honor your GFL just be sure to follow NC laws such as complete concealment.
     
  5. mzmtg

    mzmtg Active Member

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    ...or unlicensed open carry.

    http://opencarry.org/nc.html
     
  6. USMC - Retired

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    Only in your vehicle! Open carry otherwise will get you locked up.
     
  7. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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  8. mzmtg

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  9. USMC - Retired

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    I lived in NC for six years and had my NC CCL. Open carry will get you arrested for display and they may tack on attempting to or inducing a public panic.
     
  10. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    There ought to be a lot of news stories, then, for somebody with time on their hands to post . . .

    :wink:
     
  11. Malum Prohibitum

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    North Carolina Open Carry Forum http://opencarry.mywowbb.com/forum41/

    Email from NC P.D.:
     
  12. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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  13. mzmtg

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    Any links to stories of this actually happening?

    I'm sure one could get arrested for OC in GA with charges of menacing or something stupid like that.
     
  14. USMC - Retired

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    Source: http://www.ncrpa.org/ccwfaq.htm
     
  15. Malum Prohibitum

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    North Carolina Supreme Court

    State v. Huntly (1843)

    Conviction for
     
  16. Malum Prohibitum

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    It is really aimed at the KKK and the like.

    Warning, offense terms in link.

    http://www.skepticfiles.org/mys3/monitor1.htm

     
  17. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Barringer v. Caldwell County Bd. of Educ. (1996)
     
  18. Malum Prohibitum

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    http://www.journalnow.com/servlet/Satel ... 7645509099
     
  19. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    [/quote:3pud28mk]

    Huntly was later cited in an open carry case.

    State v. Hiram Roten Even with a name like that he was not thrown in jail for open carry. Note that they quite clearly state openly carried pistols are legal and then repeat Huntly's statement that a man may carry openly for any lawful purpose of business or amusement.