Court says that carrying a gun which is hidden from sight is considered “open carry.” (No word on whether it’s now a violation of open container laws in the same state to transport sealed alchoholic beverage containers.)
This particular case seems a bit less than cut and dried, given the stated precedents, but the truth comes right at the end
Deputy District Attorney Scott Collins, who represented the prosecution, said California courts have recognized that the goal of all firearms laws was “simply to enhance public safety.”
Talk about outta sight …. Remember, it’s not the result that matters, just the good intentions.