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OC coming from NC to pigeon forge TN

Spyder

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Hi everyone I am new to this group. I am a resident of NC and I OC here all the time. I do not have a ccw permit as it is not needed in NC to OC. I will be traveling to pigeon forge TN in a week. I will be stopping through the casino in Cherokee NC on my way there. I want to know if anyone knows the laws regarding TN. If I can even OC there or even have my weapon with me. Even if it's just locked up in my car. I'm so used to having my handgun and a knife on me at all times. Makes me feel off when I haven either on me. So if anyone can shine some info on this subject. Thanks.
 

solus

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native american tribal lands and facilities are normally GFZs unless authorized by tribal authorities, that said...

Cherokee Indians Eastern Band, NC (https://www.municode.com/library/nc/cherokee_indians_eastern_band/codes/code_of_ordinances)
Code of Ordinances

Sec. 20-111. - Specific vehicle operation rules.
(g) Firearms may not be used or carried on an ORV on Tribal Reserve property except as authorized by Tribal law for hunting purposes.

Sec. 14-34.12. - Dangerous devices.

Firearms means pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, and any device that is capable of being used as a weapon because it expels a projectile by some means of force.
Sec. 14-34.10. - Weapons offense.
(a)(2) It shall be unlawful to:Carry a loaded firearm in a vehicle on a public road without lawful authority to do so...

(b) Definitions:
(1) Dangerous weapon means any item that in the manner of its use or intended use is capable of causing death or serious bodily injury. In determining whether an item, object or thing not commonly known as a dangerous weapon is a dangerous weapon, the character of the instrument, object or thing, the character of the wound produced, if any, and the manner in which the instrument, item or thing was used shall be determinative.

Sec. 14-34.2. - Other assemblies.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to carry any gun, rifle, or pistol into any assembly where a fee has been charged for admission thereto, or into any establishment in which alcoholic beverages are consumed. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a criminal offense.

Sec. 14-34.11. - Aggravated weapons offense.
(a) It shall be unlawful to carry a dangerous weapon concealed on the person, unless lawfully authorized to do so, or to threaten to use or exhibit a dangerous weapon in a dangerous and threatening manner, or use a dangerous weapon in a fight or quarrel;

(c) The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and all law enforcement officers on the Qualla Boundary shall give Full Faith and Credit to Article 54B of North Carolina Criminal Law, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.10 through § 14-415.26, Concealed Handgun Permit, and possession of a concealed handgun pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.10 through § 14-415.26 shall be lawful authority to do so.

otherwise, i have not experienced any difficulties in TN whatsoever but the OCDO maps show you need a privilege card (CHP) to OC in the state.

safe sojourn.

ipse

please note i make no legal interpretation on these Cherokee ordinances since i am not an attorney
 
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Spyder

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So my assumptions were correct where I believed I would need to have my chp. Which is weird since in NC you need a a purchase permit. Which means your able to own a handgun and OC . I'm hoping having in my vehicle will be good enough. I really don't wanna play the I'm dumb card and act like I dcan't don't know. Which will still be my fault for not informing myself. Then the lil devil on my shoulder says. What's the worst a cop would do lol
 

WalkingWolf

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TN requires to carry permit regardless of mode of carry...you will need a NC permit.

https://www.tn.gov/safety/article/hgreciprocity
That is what I remembered, unless they have changed it recently. I believe a VA permit is faster, and cheaper though for those situations. He also could get a Utah permit if they are still doing out of state permits.

From what I hear the CHP in NC is a real PITA, there is usually a waiting period of a couple months before they will even take the application, then five weeks to get the permit.

Scratch the Utah permit, NC has a reciprocity agreement with Utah, and as such they require you have a NC permit to get a Utah. Shame the Utah fee is only $47.
 
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solus

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So my assumptions were correct where I believed I would need to have my chp. Which is weird since in NC you need a a purchase permit. Which means your able to own a handgun and OC . I'm hoping having in my vehicle will be good enough. I really don't wanna play the I'm dumb card and act like I dcan't don't know. Which will still be my fault for not informing myself. Then the lil devil on my shoulder says. What's the worst a cop would do lol
ppp is to purchase and has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with owning or carry, either conceal or open.

worst would be confiscate your firearm!

ipse
 

countryclubjoe

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Would not the decision of the Supremes in McDonald v City of Chicago ( 2010).. Protect all law abiding citizens from such BS from the States?..

I would argue yes, however I am to old to be the poster boy thereof..

Regards
CCJ
 
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