Originally Posted by MLeake
So it might have been reasonable for the deputy to ask to see some form of state issued ID. However, a permit was not required. A DL or other state ID should have been just fine.
You have a valid point -- to a point -- but I disagree with your conclusion.
Even if open carry is lawful only for WV residents, what gives the deputy any "clearly articulable facts" on which to base a "reasonable suspicion" that the OP might NOT have been a WV resident?