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Old 10-12-2012, 07:30   #47
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Title 39 - Postal Service

232.1 Conduct on postal property.

(l) Weapons and explosives. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, rule or regulation, no person while on postal property may carry firearms, other dangerous or deadly weapons, or explosives, either openly or concealed, or store the same on postal property, except for official purposes.
To what does "except for official purposes" apply?
  1. Is it, no person while on postal property, except for official purposes, may carry firearms?

  2. Is it, no person may carry firearms, except for official purposes, while on postal property?

In other words, is the requirement for carrying
  1. that one be conducting official business with the post office, OR,

  2. is the requirement for carrying that one must be carrying for official purposes? Then,

    1. What is the definition for "carrying for official purposes?"
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