Excellent article about Open Carry in California

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

San Diego Reader has published a very well written article about open carry in California, which is legal as long as the gun is unloaded. The author, Rosa Jurjevics, who had never fired a gun let alone carried openly, met up with a few open carry enthusiast at a boardwalk at Pacific Beach. After giving her a lesson on the legalities of OC and how to deal with the police, they handed her a Ruger Single Six.

Kudos to the Rosa for writing an article that did not portray those who open carry as extremists or agitators, but simply as a group of people who choose to exercise their legal right to carry openly, and who hope that their constitutional right to carry will be recognized in the future.

Hat Tip: Say Uncle

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Justintime Justintime on Apr 19, 2010

    I think Ca is for nuts , between the intiative stuff, open carry , and legalizing pot , Ca is magnet for the insane. Unfortunately I'm stuck here , otherwise I would get out as fast as I could.

  • Heath Heath on Apr 20, 2010

    Speaking of CA, did you see the marijuana convention they're holding at the Cow Palace soon? The one that will be complete with the "SMOKING" tent for those with a medical prescription so they can smoke there. Yes. The same Cow Palace where they've been trying to ban gun shows for years.

    You can't have a legal gun show there but a convention for pot is acceptable??? Something is seriously wrong here.