CT Man Arrested for Legally Carrying a Firearm
(GunReports.com) -- James Goldberg of Glastonbury, Conn., recently was arrested for carrying a firearm at his neighborhood Chili's restaurant, even though under the provisions of the Connecticut firearms-permit law, he was carrying legally.
Connecticut is one of 13 states that allow open carry with restrictions.
States that offer open carry without licenses or restrictions are Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, South Dakota, Vermont, Kentucky and Virginia.
While all states have their own variations of rules and regulations, Second Amendment advocates say the Goldberg case is a worrisome indicator.
Connecticut Citizens Defense League President Scott Wilson said that while the Chili's employees and police may have been well-intentioned, the greater issue was ignorance of the law. The police themselves were unaware of the law.
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