November 09, 2012 at 6:38am
[ i would not mind if Louisiana went to a system more like Alabama for concealed carry.
in Alabama, you go to your local courthouse, tell them you want a concealed carry permit, they run your record, if you have no felonies, and no restraining order, you get a permit, right then and there, for the whopping sum of $15. it is an annual permit, but very easy.
my wife and I went to a concealed carry class, but after finding out all the fees and red tape you had to go thru to get the permit, we never went any further.
also, i found out, almost the hard way, that you need a permit to carry a loaded pistol in your vehicle in most, if not all other states but Louisiana. i was very relieved when the nice Alabama police officer handed me back my Kimber, and told me since Louisiana honors Alabama's cc laws, he was going to let it slide. ]
I feel the same way. Its just not that important to me to go through the hum bug right now. I carry in the truck, and stay away from bad areas. I carry a commercial Chase envelope into/out of Chase Bank alot, but I always scan the parking lot and see who is hanging around, sitting in cars, and why- just aware. Why is that grown adult riding a bicycle in circles in Rouse's Parking lot ?
If it got easier, I'd be down in Gonzales at Waggenspack Reload getting my LCR tomorrow. Anyway, yall keep this thread posted.