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Ok, while reading in the Boycot List area alot of people were saying that even if a private shop i.e. Trolly Square has a posted "No Weapons" sign it is still perfectly legal to carry there, how is this for I would like to carry everywhere I go but I do not wish to break the law.
 

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mr_blove said:
Ok, while reading in the Boycot List area alot of people were saying that even if a private shop i.e. Trolly Square has a posted "No Weapons" sign it is still perfectly legal to carry there, how is this for I would like to carry everywhere I go but I do not wish to break the law.
Ask SGTJensen about his experience. I believe it was last week. He was there OCing, the gutsy SOB :crown: , for about 15-20 min and NO PROBLEMO :dancing:

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mr_blove said:
how is this for I would like to carry everywhere I go but I do not wish to break the law.
It is legal because it is not illegal to carry in these places. "That which is not specifically prohibited is permitted."

Might I suggest that you read the Utah Codes regarding firearms and concealed carry that are conveniently referenced here.
 

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A while ago there was a lengthy topic on this. Ok as I remember it, by state law you can conceal carry at any public business. The business may have a policy of no guns and post a sign. If you carry there, you are not breaking state law only the businesses policy, for which you can not be arrested. Now if you are ask you to leave for breaking they're policy then you should leave. If you didn't leave on their request then you would be trespassing at that time, but it would not be a gun related law that required you to leave. There was some discussion about private property rights but in the state law property used for public business is treated different than a private residence, they are not the same. A business by definition is open to the public.
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LAW only prohibits carrying in very SPECIFIC locations.
Carrying in any other location than those specifically mentioned in state law is NOT illegal...it is simply MAY be against the policy of the specific place / business / organization. You will be in violation of a private entities business policy but not breaking the law in any regard. If you are made in any of these locations and ask to leave it is simply because you are violating their policy and they can legally ask you to leave. If you do NOT leave, you are then LEGALLY trespassing and can be charged for trespassing, but still can not be charged for any gun violation. If you are asked to leave, do it politely. The chances of being made are extremely low so don't worry about it. Just don't carry in the locations that are specifically illegal to carry in:
secure locations, (airports, jails, courthouses, juvies, etc.)
federal buildings, installations (this one is sort of open to debate)
national parks (possibly changing soon)
LDS churches (again open to debate)
 

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mr_blove said:
Trolly Square has a posted "No Weapons" sign it is still perfectly legal to carry there, how is this for I would like to carry everywhere I go but I do not wish to break the law.
Like others have said, "No weapons allowed" signs carry no legal weight in the great state of Utah. However, if you refuse to leave after being asked, you could be cited for trespassing.

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Ask SGTJensen about his experience. I believe it was last week. He was there OCing, the gutsy SOB, for about 15-20 min and NO PROBLEMO
I don't know if that was gutsy. It's is just another store to me.
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PW said:
Just don't carry in the locations that are specifically illegal to carry in:
secure locations, (airports, jails, courthouses, juvies, etc.)
federal buildings, installations (this one is sort of open to debate)
national parks (possibly changing soon)
LDS churches (again open to debate)
Also a persons home if asked not to carry there (same punishment as LDS church)
 
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