Originally Posted by Higgins
If stopped for a traffic issue, what is the proper way to answer an officer's question that is along the lines of "Do you have any weapons in the vehicle?"
"Officer I am traveling in compliance with 18 USC § 926A - Interstate transportation of firearms"
Yes sir, I'm moving from X to Y and have my entire rifle collection locked in the trunk."
Mostly, you're not going to be asked, mostly there is no prohibition against long guns anyway. They generally don't need to be locked or anything, just unloaded. Not always, but usually.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.