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ExtremeX
10-01-2011, 2:43 AM
Just wondering... In a married couple, husband/wife and handgun.


If only the husband has a HSC, and has purchased a pistol for home defense and range use, does the wife still need a HSC to use the pistol at the range w/o the husband being present or in the unfortunate event of a home defense situation.


Is there any rule or law in regards to the non-HSC user operating a pistol in the above examples?


I can see from a legal standpoint it would be wise for both parties to have it, but is it needed?

davek8s
10-01-2011, 3:00 AM
As I understand it, the HSC card is only for buying handguns. As far as taking it to the range, guns like all your other stuff are comunity property. She doesn't need an HSC to take the family gun to the range.

I have no idea regarding the self defense side of it. But I guess that since its half her gun, in her home. That she's entitled to defend herself.

rkt88edmo
10-01-2011, 7:04 AM
does the wife still need a HSC to use the pistol at the range w/o the husband being present or in the unfortunate event of a home defense situation.

Is there any rule or law in regards to the non-HSC user operating a pistol in the above examples?


Since it is your wife, I'm not sure how clear it is, but I think your gun = her gun.

CGF FAQ on loaning (http://wiki.calgunsfoundation.org/index.php/FAQ#Loaning_Questions)

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Librarian
10-01-2011, 7:28 AM
davek8 has it - the HSC is something you must show a dealer when buying a handgun, or have if you receive a handgun via an intrafamilial transfer.

No HSC is required to own, possess or use a handgun.