Well at least here in PA those signs hold no legal water and I still conceal. The only ones that hold legal water are ones on federal buildings. So ya I know what you mean. It's just as silly as the robbery one.
I didn't realize those signs don't hold legal water. Interesting. Do you have any other info on that? My personal policy has generally been to avoid shopping at those places if possible. I know of one too many "incidents" that have gone down at such locations caused by people who weren't bothered by the signs... :shake:
Here in Ohio, you can carry a conceal weapon as long as you have a permit to do so but when I go to stores around here, they have those signs posted at the door. So if the store is getting rob, you can say sorry, i left my gun in the car because you won't let me carry my weapon in here.
The only one that holds legal water are ones posted on federal buildings. The ones on private property are moot. The most they can ask you to do it leave or they can call the police and cite you for trespassing.
My personal policy has generally been to avoid shopping at those places if possible. I know of one too many "incidents" that have gone down at such locations caused by people who weren't bothered by the signs... :shake:
I avoid places like this as well and will take my business elsewhere. There are place tho I do disregard the signs like parks and such. In PA and in most states unless there is a specific state law cited, the signs are not legal.
I'd say if that was outside a facility where the guards are allowed to use lethal force on people ignoring that sign, I'd say that's a good reason to obey it. This is not "gun free zone" type stupid, pro.
If concealed firearms are prohibited then there's a pretty good chance some robber or whoever is just gonna barge in there waving a pistol around. That's basically sending up a red flare saying "oh please rob me!"
Why assume guns are only used to commit premeditated crimes? Most people could be goaded into drawing a gun and shooting someone down unlawfully, given the right circumstances, I should think. Crimes of passion, anyone?