Title 10 Article VIII. Weapons
Chapter 10.64 RESERVED*
*Editor's note: Ord. No. 1661, § II, adopted January 5, 2010, amended the Code by repealing former Ch. 10.64 in its entirety. Former Ch. 10.64 pertained to firearms and weapons, and derived from the prior code, §§ 16-4-1--16-4-11, and Ord. 1473 of 2001.
kccraft wrote:Thats what I was thinking. Any idea who the person to write to would be?
14freedom wrote:Also, Kevin - You need to come back to work. Mark's in Aussie and I don't have anyone to talk guns with.
UtahJarhead wrote:This MAY lead to legal issues, I don't know, but if they can't afford to replace the signs, then they probably can't afford to launch an investigation into who is putting waterproof tape overtop of the "No firearms" parts of the signs. It may well be considered vandalism, however so I do not condone it. It's easily removable if they decide to remove it and it presents a short-term solution until the signs are replaced. That is if they decide not to keep the impromptu sign repairs in place!
kccraft wrote:Haha, I was thinking the same thing. Hey, I'd be saving the county money by fixing it for them, right? It's almost my civic duty to do so, lol.
Snaggle wrote:As a previous posted stated, they have no money to deal with something that will likely never be an issue. IMHO, let it be. Anyone who carries should already know the law about carrying in a public park. As for someone being harassed, maybe one in a million. LEO's do not enforce signs posted in a park, they enforce the laws on the books. With all that said, maybe a LEO might want to make an issue of it but we all know it would not hold water. I would much rather see them not cut funding to a service that people really need just to change some outdated signs.
I agree then need to be changed but lets wait until the economy is better. They have done no harm thus far....
76-10-500. Uniform law.
(1) The individual right to keep and bear arms being a constitutionally protected right, the Legislature finds the need to provide uniform laws throughout the state. Except as specifically provided by state law, a citizen of the United States or a lawfully admitted alien shall not be:
(a) prohibited from owning, possessing, purchasing, selling, transferring, transporting, or keeping any firearm at his place of residence, property, business, or in any vehicle lawfully in his possession or lawfully under his control; or
(b) required to have a permit or license to purchase, own, possess, transport, or keep a firearm.
(2) This part is uniformly applicable throughout this state and in all its political subdivisions and municipalities. All authority to regulate firearms shall be reserved to the state except where the Legislature specifically delegates responsibility to local authorities or state entities. Unless specifically authorized by the Legislature by statute, a local authority or state entity may not enact or enforce any ordinance, regulation, or rule pertaining to firearms.
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