Carrying a Concealed Pistol in Utah

Who has the legal obligation to protect you and your family?

Given the following:

In the 2005 Castle Rock v. Gonzales case, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that Jessica Gonzales did not have a constitutional right to police protection, even in the presence of a restraining order.

it would seem that YOU are the only one who can or should be depended on to defend you and yours in a dangerous situation. Law enforcement is often minutes away when a life or death situation is over and done with (for better or worse) within seconds.

That being said, carrying a concealed pistol is a very personal choice. The decision to do so means taken on a heavy stewardship. And in reality, personal protection is only one of several reasons to carry a weapon. I for one truly believe that a decision to not exercise a right greatly increases the chance that said right will be somehow legislated out of existence.

Today, I was introduced to www.utahconcealedcarry.com a forum dedicated to carrying concealed weapons in Utah. I haven’t spent much time on it yet, but I expect to be spending quite a bit of free time in the future attempting to understand the numerous laws concerning when and where I can carry a pistol concealed or otherwise.

In the past, I would use the now defunct www.packing.org for concealed carry information, but that is no longer an option as the site is gone. Are any of our readers aware of any other good/reliable sources of information on the subject Utah or otherwise?

7 thoughts on “Carrying a Concealed Pistol in Utah”

  1. Anybody interested in knowing what the dos/don’ts are of carrying a weapon in Utah needs to get this book:

    Utah Gun Law, third edition

    The thread tells where to get it. Gunnies was out of stock when I tried there, but I found one (and many other copies) at RangeMasters in Springville.

  2. Anybody interested in knowing what the dos/don’ts are of carrying a weapon in Utah needs to get this book:

    Utah Gun Law, third edition

    The thread tells where to get it. Gunnies was out of stock when I tried there, but I found one (and many other copies) at RangeMasters in Springville.

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