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Found this over at GT.

http://www.glocktalk.com/showthread.php ... did=701971

Wal-Mart in Christiansburg, VA is now going anti CCW

went into the Wal-Mart in Christiansburg, VA today to get some ammo. After buying everything I needed I headed out to the car. When I got to the main doors I saw this HUGE 1 1/2' x 2' sign with a handgun with a big slash though it.
I know that is not standard Wal-Mart policy so I called the store and asked to talk to the manager. When the manager "Brian" got on the phone he told that the yesterday someone had come into the store carrying a firearm in a holster on his side in the open and that some of the employees got nervous, so he was making the no gun rule standard in his store. When I tried to reason with him, and asked if the person was maybe a police officer, and also that the person was well within their rights in VA to open carr, he told me "Hey, this is the way it is going to be, and if you do not like it, oh well" I asked his district managers number and ended the call.
I called the district office and spoke with someone there and was told they would get to the bottom of it. A few minutes later I was called by someone in "Asset Protection" and that there was nothing she could do about the sign until she spoke with people in Legal, Corporate, District, etc, etc, etc. This person talked to me and was very understanding about the situation and said that she was not anti-gun at all, and that they were probably scared because of the shootings at VA Tech a month ago. She said that she would see what she could do.
So, I guess for now I am going to find other places to get my ammo. We will see what happens.
If anyone wants to call these people to voice their opionions, here are the contact numbers:

Walk Mart Store in Christiansburg: 540-381-0436
District Office: 276-236-1267
Asset Protection: 276-235-0930
 

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:shakehead: On another note, the range I went to in Florida today, all the employees were open carrying along with spare mags (yes, in Florida) My understanding was that OC is illegal in Florida. Maybe since they're in their place of business or something like that?

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IIRC there are a few exceptions to open carry in Florida such as hunting and sport shooting.
 

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ICP_Juggalo said:
IIRC there are a few exceptions to open carry in Florida such as hunting and sport shooting.
http://www.flsenate.gov/Statutes/in....HTM&Title=->2006->Ch0790->Section 25#0790.25

790.25 3 (h)-(n)

(3) LAWFUL USES.--The provisions of ss. 790.053 and 790.06 do not apply in the following instances, and, despite such sections, it is lawful for the following persons to own, possess, and lawfully use firearms and other weapons, ammunition, and supplies for lawful purposes:

(h) A person engaged in fishing, camping, or lawful hunting or going to or returning from a fishing, camping, or lawful hunting expedition;

(i) A person engaged in the business of manufacturing, repairing, or dealing in firearms, or the agent or representative of any such person while engaged in the lawful course of such business;

(j) A person firing weapons for testing or target practice under safe conditions and in a safe place not prohibited by law or going to or from such place;

(k) A person firing weapons in a safe and secure indoor range for testing and target practice;

(l) A person traveling by private conveyance when the weapon is securely encased or in a public conveyance when the weapon is securely encased and not in the person's manual possession;

(m) A person while carrying a pistol unloaded and in a secure wrapper, concealed or otherwise, from the place of purchase to his or her home or place of business or to a place of repair or back to his or her home or place of business;

(n) A person possessing arms at his or her home or place of business;
and 790.053 is what the above law refers to

790.053
(1) Except as otherwise provided by law and in subsection (2), it is unlawful for any person to openly carry on or about his or her person any firearm or electric weapon or device.

(2) A person may openly carry, for purposes of lawful self-defense:

(a) A self-defense chemical spray.

(b) A nonlethal stun gun or dart-firing stun gun or other nonlethal electric weapon or device that is designed solely for defensive purposes.

(3) Any person violating this section commits a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
It makes sense now. It took me a while to get all the way down to the code involving ranges and places of business. East Orange still requires you to unload and separate magazines before you come in, though. Just one extra step when you get to the lane, I suppose.

Sorry for threadjacking; the original post just made me think about that from today,
 

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I've always heard that Wally Worlds policy is that CC is allowed if legal in that state. I've also heard that if you open carry (and you're not a LEO) and someone complains (employee or customer) they will ask you to leave.
 
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