Carrying a loaded gun in your vehicle...

Carrying a loaded gun in your vehicle legal under CASTLE LAW

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Texas Law

Monroe, VA

#1 Dec 19, 2012
Citizens of El Paso, it is important that you research the Texas Penal Code do you can understand your rights. Usually the police uses it against us. Out works both ways. As long as the vehicle is registered in your name, you are legally allowed to carry a loaded gun without a CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE. Your vehicle is like your home. The only way it would be illegal, is if you have been convicted of a felony within five years. The police don't want you to know this. Google it! Please "Judge" my post of you would like me to continue educating El Paso. Thank you
POS

El Paso, TX

#2 Dec 19, 2012
You don't actually need Texas, concealed firearms permit to carry and weapon in your car. As long as the weapon is in clear site, not hidden, unloaded, The magazine or rounds can be in close proximity. And of course you are legal to obtain the weapon (No Felony) The weapon does not need to be registered in your name, borrowed from a friend or family member that has a clean registration.
What

United States

#3 Dec 19, 2012
Texas Law wrote:
Citizens of El Paso, it is important that you research the Texas Penal Code do you can understand your rights. Usually the police uses it against us. Out works both ways. As long as the vehicle is registered in your name, you are legally allowed to carry a loaded gun without a CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE. Your vehicle is like your home. The only way it would be illegal, is if you have been convicted of a felony within five years. The police don't want you to know this. Google it! Please "Judge" my post of you would like me to continue educating El Paso. Thank you
However even a convicted felon can still carry a gun if they apply and are given a pardon by the state /governor of Texas.
POS

El Paso, TX

#4 Dec 19, 2012
What wrote:
<quoted text>However even a convicted felon can still carry a gun if they apply and are given a pardon by the state /governor of Texas.
Depending on the felony. Aggravated, strong arm or any violent crime, would most likely end with a denial of a permit.
AREU5REAL

El Paso, TX

#5 Dec 19, 2012
POS wrote:
<quoted text>Depending on the felony. Aggravated, strong arm or any violent crime, would most likely end with a denial of a permit.
Welcome back to the Sun City - I'm happy as hell that you made it out of China unscathed.
POS

El Paso, TX

#6 Dec 19, 2012
AREU5REAL wrote:
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Welcome back to the Sun City - I'm happy as hell that you made it out of China unscathed.
Thanks, I see it has calmed down a little.
PATRIOT

Carmel, ME

#7 Dec 19, 2012
POS wrote:
You don't actually need Texas, concealed firearms permit to carry and weapon in your car. As long as the weapon is in clear site, not hidden, unloaded, The magazine or rounds can be in close proximity. And of course you are legal to obtain the weapon (No Felony) The weapon does not need to be registered in your name, borrowed from a friend or family member that has a clean registration.
It is my understanding you may carry a "concealed" handgun in you vehicle if it is concealed. It can also be loaded and in close proximity. If you are stopped by law enforcement, you should immediately notify them you have the weapon in the vehicle, then follow their instructions. Please correct me if I am wrong.
POS

El Paso, TX

#8 Dec 19, 2012
PATRIOT wrote:
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It is my understanding you may carry a "concealed" handgun in you vehicle if it is concealed. It can also be loaded and in close proximity. If you are stopped by law enforcement, you should immediately notify them you have the weapon in the vehicle, then follow their instructions. Please correct me if I am wrong.
You are correct. I just mentioned, as long as the weapon is in open view. A concealed weapons permit is not required, and following the required guildlines. If I'm not mistaken, but correct me if I'm wrong. A holstered pistol in clear view is still legal in Texas.
POS

El Paso, TX

#9 Dec 19, 2012
I am wrong on carrying a holstered gun in Texas. Texas is one of 7 states that don't allow this.
POS

El Paso, TX

#10 Dec 19, 2012
AREU5REAL wrote:
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Welcome back to the Sun City - I'm happy as hell that you made it out of China unscathed.
I never really left you fairy. It was ALL in my mind. I just like talking to myself and pasting other protocols as my location you jotosexual.

Since: Feb 12

Heiligenmoschel, Germany

#11 Dec 19, 2012
The actual statute says that the gun can be in the car, there is no restriction on it being loaded so it can be loaded. The most important part of the statute is that it CAN NOT be in plain view. It must be concealed in the car. That means in a glove box or a console or under a seat etc. Yiou can not have it out in the open. Texas restricts open carry at anytime. AZ allows open carry.
The car does not have to be regitsred in your name as long as you are legally allowed to operate it. So you can be driving your friends or a family members car and still legally have a loaded gun concealed in the car.
It should be noted that the person who mentioned notifying the police that you have it if stopped is a good idea. Saves a hassle.
To be on the safe side I carry a copy of the statute in the car.

Since: Feb 12

Heiligenmoschel, Germany

#12 Dec 19, 2012
Here is an excerpt from the actual statute,

"
Texas Motorist Protection Act

In 2009 the Texas legislature passed HB 1815, also known as The Motorist Protection Act (MPA). The bill affects the Penal Code, allowing citizens to carry a handgun "inside of or directly en route to a motor vehicle that is owned by the person or under the person's control", providing:


•the handgun remains concealed
•the person is not engaged in criminal activity, other than a Class C misdemeanor that is a violation of a law or ordinance regulating traffic
•the person is not prohibited by law from possessing a firearm
•the person is not a member of a criminal street gang"

Look up the bill and as I said it can't hurt to have a copy in the car if you plan to have yout gun with you.
PATRIOT

Carmel, ME

#13 Dec 19, 2012
UR BS wrote:
Here is an excerpt from the actual statute,
"
Texas Motorist Protection Act
In 2009 the Texas legislature passed HB 1815, also known as The Motorist Protection Act (MPA). The bill affects the Penal Code, allowing citizens to carry a handgun "inside of or directly en route to a motor vehicle that is owned by the person or under the person's control", providing:
•the handgun remains concealed
•the person is not engaged in criminal activity, other than a Class C misdemeanor that is a violation of a law or ordinance regulating traffic
•the person is not prohibited by law from possessing a firearm
•the person is not a member of a criminal street gang"
Look up the bill and as I said it can't hurt to have a copy in the car if you plan to have yout gun with you.
I carry both the Statute that deals with carrying a gun in your vehicle and the criminal code defining "self-defense". These two copies should answer any question an officer might have. If not, the officer can discuss it with my attorney.
Bob Bakian

El Paso, TX

#14 Dec 19, 2012
UR BS wrote:
Here is an excerpt from the actual statute,
"
Texas Motorist Protection Act
In 2009 the Texas legislature passed HB 1815, also known as The Motorist Protection Act (MPA). The bill affects the Penal Code, allowing citizens to carry a handgun "inside of or directly en route to a motor vehicle that is owned by the person or under the person's control", providing:
•the handgun remains concealed
•the person is not engaged in criminal activity, other than a Class C misdemeanor that is a violation of a law or ordinance regulating traffic
•the person is not prohibited by law from possessing a firearm
•the person is not a member of a criminal street gang"
Look up the bill and as I said it can't hurt to have a copy in the car if you plan to have yout gun with you.
Is that only for handguns or is the AR15 allowed as well?
POS

El Paso, TX

#15 Dec 19, 2012
I carry a concealed butt plug.
POS

El Paso, TX

#16 Dec 19, 2012
POS wrote:
<quoted text>I never really left you fairy. It was ALL in my mind. I just like talking to myself and pasting other protocols as my location you jotosexual.
As all can tell this post was an imposter. I don't use those words.
POS

El Paso, TX

#17 Dec 19, 2012
POS wrote:
I carry a concealed butt plug.
Another imposter
POS

El Paso, TX

#18 Dec 19, 2012
POS wrote:
<quoted text>
Another imposter
POS

El Paso, TX

#19 Dec 19, 2012
POS wrote:
<quoted text>Another imposter
Another imposter, I Stand by my post of the butt plug., I just flew in form China first class.
Mac Gee

El Paso, TX

#20 Dec 19, 2012
POS wrote:
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Another imposter
You are the reason why many people don't post here, stealing names all the time.

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