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Carry at Church on school grounds

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  1. TX69

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    Going to a new church and it is held at a middle school on school grounds. Am I okay to carry?
     


  2. Dawico

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    I believe school being in session is what changes the rules on that but I would like to hear from someone in the know also.
     
  3. rsayloriii

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    Same here ... I would THINK, but that only leads me to trouble and I wouldn't want him finding out the hard way either.
     
  4. jordanmills

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    There is no provision in the law for the current use of the building. The phrase is "the physical premises of a school or educational institution" where premises basically means a building but nothing "outside" or just covered. Neither "school" nor "educational institution" are defined in that section as I can find, though I thought I had a vague memory of finding one. HB2381 from 83(r) demonstrates that legislators appear to believe that the prohibition from carrying currently applies regardless of when classes are in session.

    I don't think it's been tested in court. Personally, I would not carry in any building that could reasonably be called a school, regardless of class being in session.
     
  5. Dawico

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    Nvm
     
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  6. TX69

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    Next question would be can you even pull into the parking lot and secure your carry piece in the vehicle?
     
  7. TX69

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    Nothing is in session. The church and its members are using the schools building.
     
  8. txinvestigator

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    Does not matter if school is in session or not. If it is a school, no carry.
     
  9. txinvestigator

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    Of course. Just like any other school ;)
     
  10. TX69

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    Thanks TXI. I sure hope that any American Jihad Terrorists do not find out that there is a large group of law abiding Christians meeting every Sunday unable to defend themselves being on school grounds.
     


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