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S&W .357 mag. No need to hurry. Thats what freinds are for. Always ready to go out on a limb for ya.Cptn5spd said:Great thank you LenS, I am not a fan of this process of changing states and having a LTC, I have my friend TYPEO1313 babysitting my firearms so I am trying to get this stuff done ASAP.
Just make sure it's clean before you give it back. [lol] [lol] [lol]Moderator said:S&W .357 mag. No need to hurry. Thats what freinds are for. Always ready to go out on a limb for ya.Cptn5spd said:Great thank you LenS, I am not a fan of this process of changing states and having a LTC, I have my friend TYPEO1313 babysitting my firearms so I am trying to get this stuff done ASAP.
This is untrue. Jim and I from CRAL (www.cralri.com) have been dealing with this issue for a couple of years now.KMaurer said:Non-Residents have to apply to the AG's office.
RI residents can apply to either the AG's office or their local PD.
Most PD's will issue licenses; the AG's office denies most applications, regardless of thether they're residents or not.
Moral: Skip the RI AG's office and deal with your local PD.
ALso, carrying a firearms in one's car while in Rhode Island can be done without a RI CCW permit as follows:POSSESSION
There are no state licensing requirements for the possession of rifles, shotguns, and handguns by adults.
In short, since RI does not require a license to merely possess a firearm (jnlcuding a handgun), you can travel with your handgun (in a non-concealed status) to Rhode Island and you can take your handgun in the vehicle (again, out of reach and unloaded) if you wish to go shooting at a range or other "bone fide" shooting facility.CARRYING
It is unlawful to carry a handgun on or about one’s person or in any vehicle or conveyance without a license to carry. Exceptions to this prohibition are:
• A person in his dwelling house, place of business, or on land possessed by him.
• A person licensed to carry in another state, provided he is merely transporting the weapon through the state with no intent to detain himself or remain within Rhode Island.
• Law enforcement personnel.
• Military personnel when on duty.
• Members of organizations authorized to purchase firearms from the U.S. provided they are at or going to or from their places of assembly or target practice.
• A person carrying a handgun unloaded and securely wrapped from the place of purchase to his home or place of business, or in moving goods from one’s place of abode or business to another.
• A person who is transporting a handgun from his home or place of business to a “bona fide target practice range” and back, provided the handgun is broken down, unloaded, and carried openly, or is unloaded and secured in a separate container.
Yeah, but the OP isn't talking about going to a range there orIn short, since RI does not require a license to merely possess a firearm (jnlcuding a handgun), you can travel with your handgun (in a non-concealed status) to Rhode Island and you can take your handgun in the vehicle (again, out of reach and unloaded) if you wish to go shooting at a range or other "bone fide" shooting facility.
I have a friend who's been a victim of violent crime (he was nearly killed and I won't get in to the whole story but the fact he's alive is a miracle). He's a MA resident and has gotten his Class A LTC. He works in RI. Now, he just found out that the guy who attacked him is getting out of jail...or is out now, I'm not sure which.
Since I'm not sure about the RI laws, I have 2 questions. 1 - Could he, before crossing the state line, take his gun and lock it up in the trunk of his car while he's in RI for work? (that way he has it when he crosses back over the line so he's not unarmed when he gets home) If not, then would fear of life be justification enough for him to request a NR license from the AG? If anyone has a documented fear of being unarmed, he most certainly does. Would a letter from the licensing officer, or other hometown officer, describing what happened be enough to maybe nudge the AG?
Thanks C. I'm not sure how he goes, but I'll pass that on to him. He may just try to get a Non-Res. We'll see what happens.Lynn, if he goes up 95, I'll let him put a safe in my basement...and I'll give him full access so he can keep it here...being that I'm on the RI/MA border. My basement isn't accessible from inside my home...so it's only entrances are from a hallway in a common area... No residential access what so ever....so I can't see how it would be an issue.
Please read this entire thread. Much of the "exceptions" were posted above your request. Hopefully that will answer your question.I Live In MA and I want to shoot at a range in RI. Is that legal? Or do I need RI permits? I have a class A with restricted to T&H. Will this be a problem for me?