Originally Posted by Squid
What is "brandishing"? Is that holding gun is "firing position"(pretty much anything but slung on back)?
The CA Penal Code says:
417. (a) (2) Every person who, except in self-defense, in the presence of any other person, draws or exhibits any firearm
, whether loaded or unloaded, in a rude, angry, or threatening manner
, or who in any manner, unlawfully uses a firearm in any fight or quarrel is punishable as follows:
(A) If the violation occurs in a public place and the firearm is a pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person, by imprisonment in a county jail for not less than three months and not more than one year, by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by both that fine and imprisonment.
(B) In all cases other than that set forth in subparagraph (A), a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment in a county jail for not less than three months.