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i have my ccw, im wondering if its legal to carry a loaded shotgun/rifle in the trunk of my car in wa. a friend told me its illegal but i want some clarification. thanks.
They are correct, no loaded shotguns or rifles allowed in vehicles regardless of CPL.
Definition of loaded in WA:
<<(9) "Loaded" means:
(a) There is a cartridge in the chamber of the firearm;
(b) Cartridges are in a clip that is locked in place in the firearm;
(c) There is a cartridge in the cylinder of the firearm, if the firearm is a revolver;
(d) There is a cartridge in the tube or magazine that is inserted in the action; or
(e) There is a ball in the barrel and the firearm is capped or primed if the firearm is a muzzle loader.>>
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