Might go to DC, got a gun question

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  1. 45nut

    45nut New Member

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    Can you fly into DC with a declared firearm. Better yet, can you get out with it??:eek: :eek:

    I hate to go unarmed into the murder capital of the US, but my Sister-in-Law wants to take us to the Smithsonian, National Archives and I don't know what else we can squeeze in. MUST see the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution before Obozo really wipes his arse with them.

    I know if I drove I would be good to go, but the flying thing is messing up my protection. I may have to rely on Divine Providence totally :eek:, nothing against that, I just like having my own means of protection.

    Like when Jesus sent out the 70 and asked them if they had any swords and they said yeah, we got a couple.
  2. RYANINMICHIGAN

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    Last I knew my home town is the murder capital Flint MI
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  4. 45nut

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    flying in to Washington national ..............uh Gunny, glad you pointed me in the right direction.

    I'm going to be a blubbering mess in the National Archives
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  5. GunnyGene

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    Reagan National and Washington National are the same airport. When I was stationed in Quantico in the mid 70's, I'd drive up to DC every chance I got to visit the Smithsonian usually.

    PS: A piece of advice: Don't rent a car. Take a cab or public transportation to get around. Might cost you a bit more, but it's worth it.
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    And while there find time to make it out to the National Fire Arms Museum in Fairfax. It's well worth the trip.
    I understand you can take public transportation to get there but I found a cab worked well.
  7. 45nut

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    Order of importance:
    National Archives - Declaration & Constitution
    Smithsonian - Natural History I think. I want to see Lewis & Clark's artifacts & the taxidermy samples they sent back to Jefferson, Revolutionary & Civil War & George Washington's personal effects.

    I realize that's more than I can get done in 3 days but I'm going to give it a shot.....oops, er a try.:D
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    In other words, your screwed and your life is in danger, travel at your own risk.
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    Gotta plug the Marine Corps Museum. :) About 40 miles south of DC just outside the base. They have a great exhibit and a replica of Tun Tavern.

    http://www.usmcmuseum.com/index.asp
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    Got to go see the Korean War Memorial too since my Dad made the Inchon & Wonson landings at the request of USMC 1rst Marine Division shooting a Browning Light .30.

    With checked bags I can take a knife
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    info here
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    I am with gunny. If you tried to bring a weapon into the DC area,especially after this election and if you are from a red state. I will lay odds the Secrect Service will have a nice "chat" with you, take your weapon and, and escort you to the DC, Va border. With a hint to not come back.
    Have no doubt that TSA will notify Secret Service.
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    good luck !
    i wouldn't go to dc if there was a $1000 check waiting there for me
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    yup. Me either.
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    rule #9 Steve. never leave home without it. ;)
  18. cpttango30

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    Regan National, Dullas and Baltimore Washington International are your airports of choice.

    I would fly to Dullas as the best Air and Space museum is right there.

    But, you can't have a handgun in DC unless you are A. One of the 50 different LEOA in that city. B. A thug gansta or C. An evil Right wing home grown terrorist.

    I don't think you are an LEO and I don't take you as being a side ways holding bullet throwing gangsta.

    If you stay in the proper areas of DC you should be fine as along the mall there are more cops than any other place in the city.

    Things to see are

    The newseum. http://www.newseum.org/

    The International Spy museum. http://www.spymuseum.org/

    If you want a very humbling put your life in perspective go to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. http://www.ushmm.org/
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  19. 45nut

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    I never do.
  20. nosreme

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    I live in Northern VA, not far from DC. Don't even THINK about taking a gun into the city!
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