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Old December 8, 2012, 01:26 PM   #5
Don H
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Spats McGee
As to where you cannot carry, you have to look at both federal and state law. I won't comment on state law, as I'm not licensed to practice in NY. With respect to federal law, a few come to mind off the top of my head:

2) Schools.
The response implies (inadvertently, I'm sure) that federal law absolutely prohibits carry in schools. This is incorrect as there is an exception if the state in which the carrier is licensed allows it and the permit process meets certain requirements.
Quote:
18 USC 922(q)
(B) Subparagraph (A) does not apply to the possession of a
firearm -

(ii) if the individual possessing the firearm is licensed to do
so by the State in which the school zone is located or a
political subdivision of the State, and the law of the State or
political subdivision requires that, before an individual obtains
such a license, the law enforcement authorities of the State or
political subdivision verify that the individual is qualified
under law to receive the license;
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