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Proliferation of 30.06 signs by Municipalities

Discussion in 'Texas Concealed Handgun (CHL)' started by karlac, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. karlac

    karlac Gone fishin' ... TGT Supporter Lifetime Member

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    Seeing a recent proliferation of properly worded, but unenforceable, 30.06 signage on city properties these days (even our city's maintenance garage has one posted), it's almost like Texas' city managers/council members have attended a seminar and decided that, since no penalty is involved, it's OK to use the signage for intimidation/feel good purposes?

    It is my understanding, although in contravention of State statutes, it is not an illegal act to post these signs; and I agree it's likely best to let sleeping, unenforceable dogs lie and not draw attention to them, but the proliferation is nonetheless disturbing.

    It is hard to deny that the chances of an illegal arrest arguably increase with every unenforceable sign put up, along with the attendant costs to both parties.

    Any legal minds (jailhouse, or otherwise) ever comment on the possible applicability of 39.03 (2), once these folks are made aware of their actions?

    Chapters 36 & 39, Penal Code


    Apparently these offenses constitute a Class A misdemeanor and, along with a friendly, concerned citizen's query to the powers-that-be regarding the signs, and which includes a reference to the above, may be enough to get them to at least examine their actions.

    Just as with a CCW, it's not something I would want to use without absolute and proper justification, but ....

    Then again, maybe I missed something?

    Would've posted this at TexasCHL forum, but it appears to be taking a vacation.
     


  2. Vaquero

    Vaquero Pre-ban Staff Member Admin

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    Caution.
    Lefties at work.

    If left alone, it will get worse.
    I'm going to be watching for these signs.
     
  3. txinvestigator

    txinvestigator TGT Addict

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    Proliferation? Really? I am aware of the random sign, such as your city garage, but where all do you see them that would be so prolific?

    I have found a politely worded email to the city government works wonders. I did so for the Irving convention center a few years ago. Mind you I never threatened anyone with official oppression or other criminal act.
     
  4. cbigclarke

    cbigclarke TGT Addict

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    Here we go
     
  5. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Yup! [​IMG]
     
  6. karlac

    karlac Gone fishin' ... TGT Supporter Lifetime Member

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    Mind you, neither have I, nor would I care to do so unless all else fails; same rationale behind using that CCW that may be in our belts. :)

    However, calling the recent 30.06 posting of a Recreation Center, two parks, and a Community Center a "proliferation" is a reasonable description that I will stand by in any case.

    Relax, didn't come here to pick a fight ... just a combat veteran, 2nd Amendment advocate, who fought for, and took an oath to uphold, the Constitution, who thoroughly dislikes governmental intimidation in ALL forms, and who prefers to count all his possible legal ammo in advance.
     
  7. Renegade

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    13'er with single digit posts.......
     
  8. Renegade

    Renegade SuperOwner

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    You realize they have a first amendment right to post the sign? Are you gonna switch sides now?

    As TXI says, a polite letter is the best solution.
     
  9. Vaquero

    Vaquero Pre-ban Staff Member Admin

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    They have a Constitutional right to put up anativity scene too, but people will fight it.

    Polite is always best at first.
     
  10. Vaquero

    Vaquero Pre-ban Staff Member Admin

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    And?
     


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