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I’m sorry but I don’t know any Maryland Attorney’s. As @Dawn mentioned, As a member you can check the Attorney network by state. https://www.usconcealedcarry.com/attorneys/?us-state=Maryland

Oh, yes! I totally agree, and I’m not trying to be controversial. I was just trying to convey the level of threat that I personally require for me to draw my weapon and that I would have to be willing to accept the consequences of those actions.

I apologizes for the misunderstanding .

Thanks!

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Now that more than half of Oklahoma has been reconsidered an Indian Reservation. Where can I find new gun law resources and how does this change Oklahoma gun laws?

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Welcome to the community @Kelby

I use the following app to check laws and get links to specific, and official, state law information.

It’s $1.99 and I find it worth it, but wanted to call that out. (no I don’t get paid for this) :grin:

Android version

iOS version

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Can I carry a firearm at my business without a concealed carry license?

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Here in Texas, yes. But, @Leonardo2 you would have to obtain permission from the company.

The business I own here, I encourage the employees to carry at all times while at work. When we all pack up and head off for a fun lunch, the guys/gals who DO NOT have a Texas LTC, store their firearms in their car/truck and do not bring them into the restaurant.

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I am the owner of the business

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Is it private property? Or do you lease the building/land?

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@Leonardo2 it would depend a lot on what state you are in and where your business is located and any prohibitions that may exist. In most states, business owners can keep firearms at their businesses. However, if you are in a shopping mall, they may have restrictions that may or may not apply depending on the state and possibly local laws.

Thanks you guys for the help this is a question I’ve been having trouble have answered. It’s a brick and mortar I’m on lease. As far as I know there are no prohibitions and I’m in Florida

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I do not believe Florida has any laws that would prevent you from carrying on property that you lease.

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@Leonardo2 But do check the details in the lease you signed. My lease has a firearms clause.

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If your in police custody after a self defense incident. (Let’s assume you asked the police if you could leave and they said no which means your in custody)

The cops are asking you questions and you reply with " I need my attorney to be present before I answer any of your questions"

I know this invokes the Sixth Amendment but my question is

Do the police have to stop asking you questions after you tell them you need to speak to your attorney or can they keep badgering you?

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What is the best way to deal with the use of masks required by some retailers, and the conflicting issues in some states where it unlawful to be armed and where a face covering?

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Good uscca videos on the website cover this well

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@Johnathan4

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I am not an attorney, I don’t play one on TV and I didn’t stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night. If you say you wish to invoke you’re 5th Amendment Rights. They can continue until you specifically say you want to speak to your attorney. @MikeBKY can probably give better answer

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Under the Fifth Amendment and Miranda, if you ask for an attorney, the police must stop asking you questions immediately. Ricci v. DeStefano, 557 U.S. 557 (2009). Questioning can begin again after counsel is provided, the suspect reopens the dialogue or there is a 14 day gap in questioning while the suspect is out of custody. Lanning v. SEPTA 181 F.3d 487 (3d Cir. 1999).

Under 6th Amendment right to counsel which applies after adversarial action is taken (you have been charged), you cannot be questioned about the offense(s) charged outside the presence of your attorney whether in or out of custody. Fellers v. United States, 540 U.S. 519 (2004). They can ask you about other things which would go back to Miranda.

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The app advertised $1.99, but charged $2.14. Not gonna break the bank, but still…

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@Michael554 15 cent state tax most likely.

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