Your Concealed License Is Not A Draft Card, Don’t Burn It: New Hampshire Becomes A Constitutional Carry State

Obviously as an anarchist, I believe that you can do whatever you want as long as it does not infringe on anyone else’s right to non-aggression, but it is a bad idea to burn or otherwise dispose of your concealed carry license

issued to you by the gang of New Hampshire as I have seen people doing the past few days.

On February 22, 2017 New Hampshire became a constitutional carry state. It also became a Shall Issue state. This means that any person who is not otherwise legally prohibited will not be harassed, kidnapped, or robbed by members of the New Hampshire gang or its subsidiaries for carrying (properly, not brandishing) a firearm concealed or openly, and that no extortion fee will be required- provided the gang follows their own rules. However, concealed licenses will be issued by request to residents for $10 and non-residents for $100, providing they are not otherwise legally prohibited. Subsidiary gangs of New Hampshire will no longer be allowed to deny permits to people based on them not being a “suitable person” for arbitrary or discriminatory reasons.

As unpleasant as it is for an anarchist to advise obtaining government documents, I believe that that is what I have to do here. There are several reasons why it is a good idea to maintain a current concealed carry license.

Reciprocity- To be fair, the gang members did not decide to keep licensing as an option (only)  in an attempt to get $10 out of people every five years. Just because New Hampshire is a constitutional carry state, does not mean that every other gang is as well. If you travel to land occupied by a gang that allows concealed carry (or carry at all) on the condition that you possess a concealed carry license from that state or a state with reciprocity, you will need your license. If you have to travel without notice, you may not have the 14 days to wait for the license.

Harassment- The gang members can not legally harass you for not having one of their permission slips. It might not be likely that you will get illegally harassed and temporally kidnapped for not having a non-required license by New Hampshire gang members, and maybe I’m being paranoid here, but to me, its worth the $10 to be able to pull out a magic piece of paper when being temporally kidnapped by a gang member. I will absolutely admit to being biased here, as I have been asked for non-existent licenses by Louisiana gang members, and asked if my guns were listed in a non-existent registry. And maybe *I* am being paranoid, but your risk here really depends on your demographics.

Repeal Risk– RSA 159:6 did not exactly overthrow the New Hampshire government. It is not even a constitutional amendment; it’s a statute. It can be repealed or amended at any time. The general pattern in New Hampshire is that there is less oppression over time, but there is no guarantee that this law will stay in effect as is. If it was ever amended you would not get a new license immediately, and people have died waiting for gun licenses.

While I advocate being realistic, and sometimes overly cautious, there is still reason to celebrate. People will no longer be prevented from preparing to defend themselves or required to wait two weeks to do so.

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14 Comments

  1. This really means nothing.  Felons and those deemed not allowed to carry will still be enforced. To say “people have died waiting for gun licenses”, is pure propaganda.  You are being paranoid.

  2. “Our task of creating a socialist America can only succeed when those who would resist us have been totally disarmed.” -Sarah Brady, Handgun Control Incorporated (HCI)

  3. Jumping Jacks The bright side here is that your long-standing nemesis Derrick J will no longer have to beg New Hampshire’s feckless bureaucrats for these preposterous permission slips any more. He can now carry firearms in public whenever he wishes, concealed or otherwise, without fear of government reprisals. I’ll bet that absolutely infuriates you, doesn’t it Jacks?

  4. Drac Vermell Jumping Jacks That’s right. More freedom in the Live Free or Die state.

  5. Jumping Jacks  Wrong about the paranoia thing.  2015 case of woman in NJ killed while waiting 2 months for her permit is the most recent one published.

  6. DavidJurist

    …and they are willing to use guns offensively to do it!

  7. WEEDA CLAUS DavidJurist The left love the notion of the democratic process whenever it suits their own interests, but once their allies turn on them out of their own self-interest (just like the Rust Belt did last year), they’re off to the streets ready to burn everything to the ground. Such madness.

  8. Dr_Zinj Jumping Jacks Just because she was killed doesn’t prove anything. She could have been killed even though she had a weapon.

  9. Drac Vermell Jumping Jacks Peaches, it would appear you would grasp at any straw and pervert it into something it is not. This doesn’t guarantee Derrick will be allowed to carry a gun. You should know that.

  10. Jumping Jacks Dr_Zinj The woman Dr_Zinj is referring to, by the way, was Carol Bowne, a 39-year-old woman who was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend in her own front yard in June 2015. Since you’re privy to advancing hypotheticals here, Jacks, don’t you think that it’s fair to say that it’s very much more likely that she’d still be alive had she not been denied due expediency by New Jersey’s bureaucrats to be permitted to legally defend herself with a gun from a knife-wielding ex-con? You know what they say happens when you decide to bring a knife to a gunfight, now don’t you dearie?

  11. Jumping Jacks Dr_Zinj  So you advocate all victims have zero chance to defend themselves just so you don’t have to worry about someone wrongfully using a firearm.  That makes you about 100 times more deplorable than Trump in my book.

  12. Jumping Jacks Drac Vermell No grasping at straws was necessary, Jacks. What I did is referred to as “substantiating my argument.” You might want to try it some time. It’s the only way to win the game you know.
    And as for Derrick J? I’m sorry Jacks, but he’s now able to legally carry a gun while it’s concealed. And if he wishes to obtain a concealed carry permit as well, it will no longer be legal for NH’s bureaucrats to deny his request based upon whatever definition of “unsuitability” they decide to make up on the spot. This is now the law in NH. You’ve always insisted that the law must be obeyed no matter what, now haven’t you Jacks?

  13. Jumping Jacks Drac Vermell

    The problem with statists is they often confuse a “right” with a revocable privilege.   That C- you got in 9th grade civics is coming back to bite you in the butt now Jacks.

  14. WEEDA CLAUS Jumping Jacks Drac Vermell Jacks has no interest in archaic notions such as rights, WEEDA. He prefers to live his life by doing what he’s told and lectures everyone else to do the same.

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