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    I have a Texas CHL. Iwill be passing throughMississippion my wayto Virginia. I was wondering if some of youcould enlighten me as to where it is legal to carry. More specifically, where it is illegal to carry.
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    From the state code:

    Any police, sheriff or highway patrol station: any detention facility, prison or jail.
    · Any courthouse; any courtroom, except that nothing in this section shall preclude a judge from
    carrying
    a concealed weapon or determining who will carry a concealed weapon in his courtroom;
    · Any polling place; any meeting place of the governing body of any governmental entity; any
    meeting of
    the Legislature or a committee thereof.
    · Any public park unless for the purpose of participating in any authorized firearmsrelated
    activity;
    · Any school, college or professional athletic event not related to firearms;
    · Any portion of an establishment, licensed to dispense alcoholic beverages for consumption on
    the premises, that is primarily devoted to dispensing alcoholic beverages; any portion of an
    establishment in which beer or
    light wine is consumed on the premises, that is primarily devoted to such purpose;
    · Any elementary or secondary school facility; any junior college, community college, college or
    university
    facility unless for the purpose of participating in any authorized firearmsrelated
    activity;
    · Inside the passenger terminal of any airport, except that no person shall be prohibited from
    carrying any legal firearm into the terminal if the firearm is encased for shipment ,for purposes
    of checking such firearm as
    baggage to be lawfully transported on any aircraft;
    · Any church or other place of worship;
    · Or any place where the carrying of firearms is prohibited by federal law.
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    · In addition to the places enumerated in this subsection, the carrying of a concealed pistol or
    revolver may be disallowed in anyplace in the discretion of the person or entity exercising
    control over the physical
    location of such place by the placing of a written notice clearly readable at a distance of not less
    than ten (10)
    feet that the "carrying of a pistol or revolver is prohibited."
    · No license issued pursuant to this section shall authorize the participants in a parade or
    demonstration for which a permit is required to carry a concealed pistol or revolver

    sorry about the formatting, my computer is acting up at the moment.

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    Thanks, That's just what I need. What about a duty to notify police. Like a traffic stop.
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    no duty to inform that I can find. Sometimes it might help, but not all that often in my experience.

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