Let’s take a look at how one can safely, and legally, transport a firearm across state lines. It can be tricky, but with the right information and a good plan, gun owners traveling across state lines can do so safely and within the law.
Whether you have a concealed carry license or not, if you will be traveling cross-country with your firearms while on vacation this year, particularly through states that may not be as “firearms friendly” as your home state, you’ll be happy to know that the federal Firearm Owners Protection Act, or FOPA, allows you to legally transport your firearms in your vehicle while you drive, so long as you comply with a short list of requirements found in what is known as the “Safe Passage” provision, or 18 U.S.C. § 926A.
Each September, we are reminded how incredibly important it is for individuals, families, and communities to be prepared for natural disasters and emergencies. But what is National Preparedness Month?
With the pandemic slowly drawing to a close and a return to normalcy appearing on the horizon, it’s safe to assume Americans will be traveling more in 2021 than in 2020. And whether you’re new to guns or have been shooting your entire life, it’s important to remember there are very specific rules in place if you decide to travel by air with your firearm.
Holiday travel means you’ve planned every last detail before heading out the door. But what happens when a diverted plane carries you into territory with unfriendly gun laws?
California is a beautiful state with a lot to offer visitors. However, it is NOT a gun-friendly state. Independent Program Attorney Virginia Landry breaks down the ordinances enacted that may be particular to the area you are visiting.
Are you thinking about traveling out-of-state with your gun? Think again. This mother's innocent road trip goes horribly wrong and reminds you to research and know the law and the jurisdictions of the state you will be traveling through.
Having practiced gun law in New Jersey for over 30 years, let me give you some advice if you are planning to come to New Jersey with a firearm: Don’t come to New Jersey.