Allen Municipal Gun Regulation

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  1. Ralph_Kirk

    Ralph_Kirk New Member

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    I'm licensed to carry, living in Dallas County. Currently considering a move, my wife has found a house she likes in Allen. She looks at the house, I look at what liberties we'll have living in the house, including HOA regulations (basically, anyone who cares about liberties will be anti-HOA anyway), zoning ordinances, et cetera.

    The Allen municipal code says this:
    The Allen code references this state code:

    So, I'm confused. Apparently the state Attorney General has confirmed the right of municipalities to regulate the discharge of firearms, but the Allen code doesn't provide any self-defense exceptions, not even on one's own property or within one's own home.
     


  2. diesel1959

    diesel1959 por vida Lifetime Member

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    Allen is NOT preventing you from exercising your right to defense of self or defense of others. Not even a little.
     
  3. jrbfishn

    jrbfishn TGT Addict

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    Most cities have a similar ordinance. They can NOT stop you from protecting yourself. I have never heard of anyone being prosecurted for discharging a firearm when legally used for self defense.

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  4. Southpaw

    Southpaw SUPER OWNER TGT Supporter

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    This^^
     
  5. EscapedFromNY

    EscapedFromNY New Member

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    42.12 a) specifies discharging "recklessly". Doesn't mean that a discharge for self-defense is absolutely excepted, but this would seem to differentiate.

    I'm not a lawyer. This is not legal advice. Blah blah blah...

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  6. oohrah

    oohrah Active Member

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    My city says essentially the same thing. I agree with jrbfishn.
     
  7. easy rider

    easy rider Allotropic Transformer TGT Supporter

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    Glad I live outside of any city limits.
     
  8. motorcarman

    motorcarman Compulsive Collector

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    Screw cities................ I like rural

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  9. Armybrat

    Armybrat Active Member

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    Same here.
     
  10. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Effem!
     


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