Pulled over during a "STAY AY HOME" order?

If you are stopped by police or come across a roadblock checking essential worker guidelines, the pre-COVID rules pertaining to your right to carry a gun for protection and what you need to tell authorities about your firearm haven’t changed.  We have addressed several of the most important legal issues involved with a traffic stop in prior classes. 


Each day, the COVID-19 pandemic brings new challenges, and with various curfews and stay-at-home orders in place, it has become vitally important to stay on top of your legal rights.


Your Second Amendment rights haven’t changed but many stay-at-home orders specifically include language specifying that noncompliance will be enforced through criminal or civil penalties. The range of these penalties is broad, but can include fines up to $25,000, or even a year in prison.


So far, though, most law enforcement appears to be seeking compliance rather than making arrests. 


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