Question about carrying at Doctor's Office

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Re: Question about carrying at Doctor's Office

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Post by C-dub » Fri May 25, 2012 7:26 pm

Hmm, is bobv another one post wonder?
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Re: Question about carrying at Doctor's Office

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Post by RottenApple » Fri May 25, 2012 7:52 pm

C-dub wrote:Hmm, is bobv another one post wonder?
Certainly appears that way. But perhaps he is more of a lurker than a poster. I lurked for a couple weeks before joining posting. Or maybe life just got in the way. It does that sometimes. :thumbs2:


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Post by speedsix » Fri May 25, 2012 10:04 pm

...asked a question...got the answer...he's at the Dr's office, of course... :lol:


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Re: Question about carrying at Doctor's Office

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Post by bobv » Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:09 am

Thanks for all the replies, that was a lot of help. I went back and checked on the hospital carry and you were correct - CHL holders can carry unless the hospital has properly posted.

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Post by Oldgringo » Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:45 am

bobv wrote:Thanks for all the replies, that was a lot of help. I went back and checked on the hospital carry and you were correct - CHL holders can carry unless the hospital has properly posted.
....and/or verbal notice was given by someone of authority.

Afaik, ALL ETMC faciliries are posted; however, the lettering is white on a clear background and is closer to 3/4" than 1" in height. What do you suppose is the intent of ETMC? As has been repeatedly debated herein, arguing the size of the letters or the exact wording of a 30.06 type sign before a judge could get quite expensive.


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Re: Question about carrying at Doctor's Office

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Post by speedsix » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:22 am

...if you don't think 1/4" means that much on letter size...try cutting your 12 ga. to 17 3/4"...IF they ever spot me carrying past an unenforceable sign...I'll sure not roll over for it...the law means what it says to us and for us...if we fight it instead of caving in...getcher popcorn, 'cause it will be worth watching...in Texas, intent doesn't mean squat...it's did WE or did THEY fulfil the letter of the law...

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Post by The Annoyed Man » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:36 am

bobv wrote:I am fairly new to concealed carry, having just recently got my license in Texas. I understand about concealed carry being prohibited at hospitals in Texas, but what about at an office not connected to a hospital, such as a dentist or eye doctor? Are these also prohibited?

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C-dub wrote:Hmm, is bobv another one post wonder?
bobv wrote:Thanks for all the replies, that was a lot of help. I went back and checked on the hospital carry and you were correct - CHL holders can carry unless the hospital has properly posted.
No, bobv appears to be a TWO post wonder. :anamatedbanana

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Post by speedsix » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:10 pm

...and he's not wondering(or wandering)...he's found the light...welcome, bobv...

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Post by Oldgringo » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:28 pm

speedsix wrote:...if you don't think 1/4" means that much on letter size...try cutting your 12 ga. to 17 3/4"...IF they ever spot me carrying past an unenforceable sign...I'll sure not roll over for it...the law means what it says to us and for us...if we fight it instead of caving in...getcher popcorn, 'cause it will be worth watching...in Texas, intent doesn't mean squat...it's did WE or did THEY fulfil the letter of the law...
ypmbdtm? Otherwise, I agree that concealed is concealed.


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Post by speedsix » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:34 pm

...I'd like to buy a vowel...

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speedsix wrote:...I'd like to buy a vowel...
Okay, Your Pockets Must Be Deeper Than Mine?


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Re: Question about carrying at Doctor's Office

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Post by chasfm11 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 1:21 pm

Oldgringo wrote:
bobv wrote:Thanks for all the replies, that was a lot of help. I went back and checked on the hospital carry and you were correct - CHL holders can carry unless the hospital has properly posted.
....and/or verbal notice was given by someone of authority.

Afaik, ALL ETMC faciliries are posted; however, the lettering is white on a clear background and is closer to 3/4" than 1" in height. What do you suppose is the intent of ETMC? As has been repeatedly debated herein, arguing the size of the letters or the exact wording of a 30.06 type sign before a judge could get quite expensive.
:iagree: Harris Methodist Southlake has the white on clear glass sign that is in no way "contrasting" Depending on your angle of approach to the door, the sign completely disappears. I didn't take the time to physically measure the letters but I suspect that they are not 1"

But I was already out $thousands for my wife's surgery there and didn't want to play triple or nothing on that amount for carrying past the sign, however invalid it might be. I'm a lot more tempted to ignore the 30.06 signs that specifically reference parts of the TPC that no longer exist. Arguing letter size or contrast takes the risk to a level that I'd prefer not to try.
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Re: Question about carrying at Doctor's Office

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Post by johnmed3 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:17 am

jdkinman wrote:My doctor is considering giving a discount to those who have a CHL and who exercise it. I kid you not. She and her husband are both NRA Life Members and he's a fellow pilot. He's also a big-time reloader.

She has a sign on the door to her practice stating that if you favor Obamacare or any other form of government-run healthcare, turn around and leave because you will not be treated.

My dentist's husband is a fanatical hunter, NRA Life Member, etc and his wife is absolutely pro-gun and pro-Second Amendment.

I have another doctor who is a specialist and he too is an NRA Life Member, owns several guns, has his CHL and is hugely conservative.

My FAA AME is more conservative than I am, if that's possible.

I qualify my doctors by unabashedly asking them where they stand on the Bill of Rights, the Second Amendment and the Constitution. If I don't like their answers, I tell them and then I leave.

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Re: Question about carrying at Doctor's Office

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Post by gdanaher » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:33 am

Had to take my wife to see some eye doctors in Houston's hospital district on Monday. Dropped her off, went around to park the car and found a massive 30.06 sign to the side of the entrance. Lettering appeared to be over 2 inches tall and they had a black background to accentuate the white lettering. Nice sign. Had to go back to the parking lot and lose some weight.


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Re: Question about carrying at Doctor's Office

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Post by speedsix » Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:12 pm

gdanaher wrote:Had to take my wife to see some eye doctors in Houston's hospital district on Monday. Dropped her off, went around to park the car and found a massive 30.06 sign to the side of the entrance. Lettering appeared to be over 2 inches tall and they had a black background to accentuate the white lettering. Nice sign. Had to go back to the parking lot and lose some weight.

...anywhere else I'd get mad and stomp off...at the eye Dr's. office, ya gotta understand some of his clients can't SEE the 1" letters...(maybe Mr. Magoo carries)...

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