A YouTube video of an interaction in may with a Police Chief (who seems to be a bid of a douche) and a man who was open carrying surfaced and the man was eventually convicted for illegally carrying a weapon. He has appealed the decision, but the entire thing leaves a bad taste in my mouth. It seems they are letting individual jurisdictions in Arkansas decide whether or not to open carry is legal and the AG doesn’t have the cojones to step up to the plate and make an intelligent interpretation of the laws for Arkansas. I’d like to see his verdict overturned on appeal and force Arkansas to realize open carry is not illegal unless they enact statutes to prohibit the practice.

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