In most parts of America, a CCW (Concealed Carry Weapon) license is required to legally carry a concealed firearm. In some parts of America, these licenses are not available to citizens without significant political connections!
It is completely unreasonable that you should be required to obtain permission from the government to exercise rights guaranteed to you by the United States Constitution, but that is the way it is. It is disgraceful how we have enabled our government to make subjects of us all.
Home of the CCW Database. A great place to find out how to legally carry a concealed weapon, if it is possible in your state.
In California, a CCW (Carry Concealed Weapons) permit allows you to legally defend your life with a gun outside of your home or business. To get one, you need to pass a background check and get trained. No problem there. The problem, and the reason there’s only about 39,000 permits in the whole state, is that you also have to get the personal permission of your police chief or sheriff, who decides on your good cause for issuance. For some reason, wealthy major campaign contributors tend to have more good cause than others. And minorities consistently have none.
This club is for the discussion of carrying a concealed weapon. The topics can range from choices of firearms, ammunition, methods of carry, the Second Amendment, laws and restrictions pertaining to carrying concealed, or whatever else comes to mind – it’s basically an open floor. So grab a cup of your favorite beverage, pull up a chair, stretch out your typing fingers and enjoy the club.
Arms in the hands of citizens (may) be used at individual discretion…in private self defense… — John Adams, A defense of the Constitutions of the Government of the USA, 471 (1788).