Guns and the Law: How Many Gun Laws Have You Broken Today?


Maybe you drove to your favorite hunting spot, rifle in your trunk, and unwittingly passed within 1,000 feet of a school. Oops. You just violated the federal “Gun Free School Zones Act.” Maybe you just went leaf-peeping on the Blue Ridge Parkway, unknowingly bringing a gun into a national park.

One of the most laughable assertions made by gun control advocates is that guns are “unregulated.” In truth, with (by some estimates) as many as 30,000 gun laws on the books, navigating the minefield they create becomes nearly impossible.

But don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Quite often, cops don’t understand gun laws either. A few weeks ago, I got an e-mail from someone in Durham, NC who was accosted and threatened with arrest for simply walking down the street with a holstered handgun on his hip, never mind that absolutely nothing in North Carolina law prohibits him from so doing. Adding insult to injury, I have seen even a state Attorney General’s office willfully misinterpret the law.

As demonstrated below, some laws have unintended consequences which render them all but unenforceable … until an ambitious, anti-gun district attorney decides to prosecute. Read more

Source: Charlotte Gun Rights Examiner


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