Benefits of an LTC

As of September 1st, 2021, Texas officially became a constitutional carry state, meaning you can carry both open and concealed without the need of a license as long as you meet a certain criterion.

In this Article we will walk through the Benefits of an LTC.

It sounds great and all but for more reasons than one, you should still strongly consider obtaining a License to Carry.

Having a License to Carry offers many benefits to anyone carrying a handgun in the state of Texas and beyond.

Below are some major reasons why you should think of getting that License to Carry.

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Knowledge of the law

Getting a License to Carry will make you well versed with the state and local laws regarding the usage and permissions surrounding your handgun.

This is especially for first-time gun owners as they may not be well versed in how things are done.

By getting a License to Carry, you will learn important information such as where you can and cannot carry your handgun; where you can and cannot carry concealed or openly.

Another thing you will learn by getting a License to Carry is how to properly handle your handgun, where it is correct to use, and in what specific situations or scenarios you may encounter.

Currently, there are well over 20,000-gun laws in the United States, and more specific laws when you go down to the State and Local levels.

Getting a License to Carry will not make you learn all of those laws, but you will be very familiar with most of the major ones and the ones that apply in your state.

Legal Protection

Anyone who owns a firearm can tell you that getting pulled over by law enforcement whilst having a handgun in carry is a bit daunting.

There is nothing illegal but having a firearm will automatically put law enforcement on the defensive for safety concerns.

 

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Having An LTC is very beneficial in these scenarios as such a license is recognized by any government and law enforcement agency.

They will immediately recognize it and you won’t face much hassle because of your handgun.

However, if you carry and do not have an LTC, then issues can arise as the law enforcement has no idea nor proof that you are either carrying legally or illegally.

This will make those stops much longer and quite daunting as the Law enforcement agencies will need to fully verify if you do indeed qualify to carry. 

Having an LTC when stopped by law enforcement can save you a ton of time and give you full confidence that you by law can carry and are doing nothing wrong.

Other benefits to consider

By getting an LTC, you can engage in many recreational activities like hiking, boating, fishing, camping, etc. all whilst carrying. 

You will also save yourself loads of time when purchasing a firearm as the background check is fulfilled.

Lastly, the LTC simply gives you invaluable knowledge which you simply cannot learn by reading a book or watching YouTube. 

By getting an LTC, you put both yourself and others out of harm’s way.

Having an LTC will put you at total ease as you will be able to carry 100% legally anywhere and everywhere which is permitted.

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