USCCA and carrying in a store that prohibits guns

Help me understand. It seems USCCA has more exclusions added over the years.

Is it my understanding that USCCA can deny you since you carried in a private entity that had the no gun sign up? Theater another example.

Help me on this. Others want to know. Thanks.

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By the way, I am referencing using a firearm in a legit self defense situation say in a privately owned store with the no gun sign.

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It depends on if the sign has the force of law in that jurisdiction. Even if it does, it would not necessarily be an exclusion per se. I would call USCCA directly and ask them about it. Have a nice evening

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I am talking about Illinois.

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Call 1-800-674-9779… 24-7-365 Friendly service and answers. :+1:

P.S. Then let us know what you find out. :slightly_smiling_face:

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Incorrect. That is not an exclusion.

In fact, carrying a firearm where it is illegal under state law isn’t even itself an exclusion

There is an exclusion for use or possession of a firearm or weapon in violation of federal law., however.

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Absolutely correct. The only exclusion is using a weapon that you are not allowed to posses/use under Federal law (illegal machine gun or a hand grenade as examples), all legal weapons and ALL places in ALL 50 states and territories you are covered for lawful self defense which is a different and separate charge from unlawful possession which is a BS state/county/town charge that usually gets thrown out or at least separated from you SD case on day one if your attorney is any good.

In any case to “break” a law in a criminal manner requires intent and even in NC which DOES recognize the right of an owner/manager to restrict carry by signage in places under their control the mere mention of “I didn’t see the sign” is enough to throw out any hint of a charge.

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Good question.

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In Oklahoma I believe the signs have no legal ramifications. If an owner of a private business asks you leave and you don’t then you could be arrested for trespass.

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Costco (Albuquerque, NM) 2023
One female employee made a stink about me carrying in the store
when I was in Uniform (just going to get Lunch)‘Arm’s flapping! LOUD
made a huge spectacle of herself…‘managers’ came a runnin’ like the place was on fire.
She babbled her case, they turned to me and asked me to leave.
I calmly pointed out where is their ‘NO Gun’ policy?
‘Where are your No Gun’s allowed’ signage?..CRICKET’s dumbfounded looks.
I also said ‘how many Members right now are carrying?’ 'Are they all ILLEGAL or
should they all be banned too? Do you not like WHITE people?
Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm? I was 'snotty at that point, Yes I threw in the race card!
and I was really pissed off! they ‘Allowed’ me to get lunch but I opted to leave anyway.
Keep your Chicken Bake you Poooooooooooooooosie’s I told them
This is getting out of control folks.
Socialism is the New Normal and I don’t like it one bit.
Illegal/Criminal’s can be Peace Officer’s
‘No Knock’ Policy’s can be implemented by the Alphabets
No ‘WHITE’ Politicians at Christmas Parties… Happy Kwanza you racist Bast**d’s
and now a ‘Cleric’ in Michigan…a Michigan Cleric…words fail…Calls for ‘Jihad’ against American’s
And this is OK?
A post is pending but here’s the website

Our Founding father’s must be LIVID!
Our Greatest Generation must be FURIOUS!
This administration is ILLEGAL and Corrupt as PHUCK!

Where We Go 1 We Go All
No step on Snek

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Easy.

It’s in the membership agreement.

Apparently, they’re ignorant of their own policies.

Also also, if the employees/manager ask you to leave, they don’t have to cite a policy, they can ask you to leave. They reserve the right to refuse service. Not leaving when asked is a good way to catch a trespass charge.

[I am not a lawyer, this is not legal advice]

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