CLAYTON • An attorney forgot he had a handgun in his briefcase Monday as he tried to pass through security at the St. Louis County courthouse in Clayton, said Clayton Police Chief Tom Byrne. Clayton police brought the attorney to their station and verified that he had a concealed carry permit. "He said he'd never do it again, it was an oversight," Byrne said. By law, all officers could do was ask him to leave, which he did, Byrne said. He was not charged or arrested, Byrne said. The incident came as the legislature is considering a bill that would allow attorneys to bypass courthouse security. Read more: http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/...8a6-11e1-a4fc-0019bb30f31a.html#ixzz1oVCUhWK9 My problem with this story is if this was a regular person they would be fighting a case right now. I thought that carrying in a court house or school zone was a automatic felony. Now in my CCW class we were told that if we carried in a store that didn't want fire arms in there the most the police could do was ask you to leave. Court room was no where on this list. This is bs.