Popeye wrote:Any advice on this?
Yes, three things:
- Take a Texas CHL training course. It will teach you Texas law on use of force and other key concepts.
- Then use your Texas training certificate and get a Florida non-resident license.
- Resolve now that if you ever have a "slip", you will give all your guns and your license to someone you trust. You get them back once you've regained 90 days clean and sober.
This assumes the outpatient rehab was ethical and legal. That implies there was medical supervision and a diagnosis. Thus, you are ineligible for a Texas CHL now. When five years have elapsed, apply in Texas.
GC §411.172. ELIGIBILITY. (a) A person is eligible for a license to carry a concealed handgun if the person:
. . .
(6) is not a chemically dependent person;
(7) is not incapable of exercising sound judgment with respect to the proper use and storage of a handgun;
. . .
(d) For purposes of Subsection (a)(7), a person is incapable of exercising sound judgment with respect to the proper use and storage of a handgun if the person:
(1) has been diagnosed by a licensed physician as suffering from a psychiatric disorder or condition that causes or is likely to cause substantial impairment in judgment, mood, perception, impulse control, or intellectual ability;
. . .
(e) The following constitutes evidence that a person has a psychiatric disorder or condition described by Subsection (d)(1):
. . .(4) diagnosis in the preceding five-year period by a licensed physician that the person is dependent on alcohol, a controlled substance, or a similar substance;
-Bob . . . NRA Life member, TSRA Life member, TFC member, JFPO member, and OFCC Patron memberThis froggie ain't boiling! Shall not be infringed!
More Obamination. Idiots.