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Meetings

Grapeshot

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Do y'all open Cary for the meeting????
I would venture to say that OC, CC, or even noC would be perfectly acceptable. No one is going criticize you for your choice/method of carry. The important thing is to come on out and get to know the people. An hour or so over good food will bond friendships. The conversation is always great.
 

HeroHog

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i would venture to say that oc, cc, or even noc would be perfectly acceptable. No one is going criticize you for your choice/method of carry. The important thing is to come on out and get to know the people. An hour or so over good food will bond friendships. The conversation is always great.
this!
 

Wolfgang1952

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Florida Parishes Chapter of Local is having their monthly meeting next Saturday Night 6:30pm at the IHOP in Covington just off La190 in front of the Office Depoe. Come one, come all and make some friends in the OC world.
 
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Grapeshot

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Florida Parishes Chapter of Local is having their monthly meeting next Saturday Night 6:30pm at the IHOP in Covington just off La190 in front of the Office Depoe. Come one, come all and make some friends in the OC world.
Post to Louisiana Events - It'll stay at or near the top long enough.
 

sraacke

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Post to Louisiana Events - It'll stay at or near the top long enough.
I already have a thread in Louisiana Events with the March meetings listed. I post reminders the day of the meetings. Meeting dates can also e found on our webpage at www.laopencarry.org , in our newsletter which is mailed each month to paid members as well as being displayed on our website. We also post meeting schedules on our forum, on our Facebook wall as well as on our Twitter account.
As for weather we OC at meetings..... Photos posted in our forum as well as on our webpage clearly show our members open carrying at meetings and we have discussed in the past how we organize these meetings at places which are gun friendly for this reason. OC, CC with a permit or don't carry at all. It's up to you. Come visit with LOCAL members, learn about the group, tip your waitress generously and have a good time.
 
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Grapeshot

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I already have a thread in Louisiana Events with the March meetings listed. I post reminders the day of the meetings. Meeting dates can also e found on our webpage at www.laopencarry.org , in our newsletter which is mailed each month to paid members as well as being displayed on our website. We also post meeting schedules on our forum, on our Facebook wall as well as on our Twitter account.
As for weather we OC at meetings..... Photos posted in our forum as well as on our webpage clearly show our members open carrying at meetings and we have discussed in the past how we organize these meetings at places which are gun friendly for this reason. OC, CC with a permit or don't carry at all. It's up to you. Come visit with LCOAL(sic) members, learn about the group, tip your waitress generously and have a good time.
That's a bituminous fat fingered miscue. :)

Is LOCAL.
 

southernredneck1

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I get a lot of looks and stares most of the time, but more and more people are starting to talk to me about OCing and the laws in both LA and MS. I always carry cards on my person and flyers in the truck. I hand them out to anyone that wants a little more knowledge. I always write this website's address on the back so they can find out the laws in other states if they decide to travel. I went to a birthday party last weekend, and at one point in time or another, had every guy outside by my truck talking about it, and a few ladies as well. As far as women attending the meetings, my wife makes every meeting I make. She is also the Secretary/Treasurer of our chapter. Currently, we are trying to find her an OC weapon as the .357 w/ 4" barrel is awkward for her to carry. As to why everyone came out to my truck at the party, here is a pic.100_1607.jpg
 

Grapeshot

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Just out of curiosity, are there many women that attend the meetings?
Welcome to OCDO MomInLa - I know a number of the posters in La. fairly well - one particularly who used to live in Va. All good solid family people.

While I don't know the breakdown/percentage of female attendees at meetings there - I do know that with VCDL in Va. 15-20% would not be unusual and at picnic meetings about 50% and lots of kids too.

Even if you were the only woman, PLEASE do it - come on out, pave the way if necessary. Women are under represented in some localities and quite frankly we need you - one becomes 2, 2 become 4,5,6,12!! Besides you bring a certain decorum along with you that might rub some of the crust off the others.

Women are the fastest growing democraphic group taking personal defense seriously and they need to be heard and seen at all levels.
http://civilliberty.about.com/od/guncontrol/a/Women-Gun-Rights.htm

A woman's viewpoint:
"There is much we can do. First, if you are not a member, join! Join your local gun club; join national organizations: Second Amendment Foundation (the folks who brought you Heller and McDonald), Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Gun Owners of America, National Rifle Association; join your state gun protection group, and, if you can, join those in other states, such as Illinois State Rifle Association.


Go public. Let your friends and coworkers know you are a gunowner. There is nothing belligerent about owning firearms. Rather, for years I have been advocating that women show that they own and use guns, because women are not threatening. It softens the face of the gunowner to the general public when they learn that the sweet little old ladies and the charming young women are part of that group that the media tries so hard to demonize."

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/04/09/more-and-more-women-are-buying-guns-heres-why/
 
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georg jetson

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Just out of curiosity, are there many women that attend the meetings?
Welcome to OCDO MominLa!!! What do you mean by "many"? I would say there are some women that attend the meetings. I like to see membership grow so we need more attendance in general. Come see for yourself.
 

HeroHog

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At my groups meetings we have at least one woman at most every meeting along with her infant daughter! She and her husband are my VP and Sec/Treasurer! She's a good shooter and carries a 1911 in 45 ACP most of the time.
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