pack heat

pack heat

To have one or more firearms, especially handguns, currently on one's person. Everyone in that gang packs heat, so I'd steer clear of them if I were you! I make sure I'm always packing heat when I go through this part of town.
See also: heat, pack

pack heat

carry a gun. North American informal
See also: heat, pack
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And while the new law excludes full-time educators from bringing guns to school, it bizarrely does allow other employees like coaches, school counsellors and librarians to pack heat.
I will not work in an environment where professors and students pack heat.
No, it wasn't made to make sure the guards were protected against all those pacifistic members of the General Court who are almost encouraged to pack heat upon entry.
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The Taurus guys obviously started their conversation by defining what it means to pack heat.
Scores of students, parents and gun rights activists filled meeting rooms in the state Capitol to debate Senate Bill 11, which sought to allow people with concealed handgun licenses to pack heat in campus buildings.
The NRA wants gun-loving ladies to pack heat in style.
Mike Beebe for the signature that he says he will execute, so churches and other places of worship in Arkansas will in the future be free to allow persons licensed to carry concealed weapons to pack heat in the pews.
The only two people known to be forbidden to pack heat are the town's two cops.
Only Arkansans already permitted to carry concealed weapons will be allowed to bring their guns to church if the bill becomes law, and individual churches will be able to make their own rules regarding whether or not worshippers can pack heat in the church.
An alarming number of Americans seem to think the Constitution was written expressly to guarantee their right to pack heat anywhere from church to the local honky-tonk.
Indeed, the NRA used 9/11 to promote its legislative agenda, most notably in its unsuccessful push to let all commercial airline pilots pack heat.
If that ruling stands, it will makes even less sense to bar sworn campus police officers from carrying firearms when concealed weapons permit holders will be free to pack heat anywhere on campus.
From Washington state to Florida, state officials say more people are deciding to pack heat," the AP notes.
Now let's contrast this with the situation in Chicago, Obama's home base, owned and operated by the Daly Machine, and blessed with restrictive pseudo-Soviet gun laws guaranteeing only politicians, cops and crooks can pack heat.