. 51 Upcoming Gun Shows Ban Loaded Weapons To Promote 'A Safe Environment' If the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun, as the NRA proclaimed in its post-Newtown press conference, why do so many gun shows prohibit attendees from carrying loaded firearms? Crossroads Gun Show: Q: Can I carry a loaded gun in the gun show? I have a Concealed Carry Permit. A: We respectfully request that you do not bring any loaded firearm into the gun show. Safety is our Number One Priority, and a safe environment in the show can only be maintained if there are no loaded guns in the show. .