Q: in California if i was caught concealed carrying a antique firearm what would happen
Im 18, the county is fresno county, the antique firearm was a cap and ball revolver and loaded, and i have a history of being comitted to mental institutions more than once a year for mental illness as a minor,
I concealed carried it for self defense because i cannot legally own a modern firearm as i cannot get a ccw permit as i am not old enough and not eligible because of a history with mental illness,
What would happen
A: In California, carrying a concealed loaded firearm without a permit is generally illegal, even if the firearm is antique. Your age and history of mental illness could further complicate the situation and make it more likely that you'll face criminal charges. Depending on the specific circumstances, you could face penalties ranging from fines to incarceration, and your mental health history could also come into play in legal proceedings.
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