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Old 07-21-2013, 03:22 AM
 
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I'd like to bring a discussion from another forum here, in addition to adding a few other questions.

Should either choice require a license?
Should this choice be given to the state legislatures to decide?
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Old 07-21-2013, 05:32 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Default What is safer (for the individual or society), Open Carry or Concealed Carry?

Concealed.
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Old 07-21-2013, 05:42 AM
 
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Concealed.
Interesting. The argument over at the other forum was that concealed carry does not ward off criminals unlike open carry, and has a slower draw speed.
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Old 07-21-2013, 05:47 AM
 
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Open carry is a great way to scare off the foreign tourists. They`re not so anxious to visit an insane asylum.
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Old 07-21-2013, 05:47 AM
 
Location: texas
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In our current societal climate, society does not want to see a person with a gun walking around.
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Old 07-21-2013, 05:50 AM
 
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Open carry is a great way to scare off the foreign tourists. They`re not so anxious to visit an insane asylum.
Is there something insane to having a ranged weapon to protect yourself? Is there something insane to personal responsibility?
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Old 07-21-2013, 05:51 AM
 
Location: N. Ga
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My first instinct was to answer concealed, but then again I can't help but wonder if actually seeing who is carrying might not be more enlightening.
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:07 AM
 
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The person carrying openly can`t possibly be disarmed with the gun ending up in the wrong hands? The open carrier believes he/she is invincible?

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Old 07-21-2013, 07:11 AM
 
Location: NJ
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Concealed carry legalization plants the thought that anyone could be carrying so I better be nice to everyone I meet and not punch them in the face if they look at me cross eyed or say something I consider a diss.
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Old 07-21-2013, 07:21 AM
 
Location: Fort Myers Fl
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Concealed carry legalization plants the thought that anyone could be carrying so I better be nice to everyone I meet and not punch them in the face if they look at me cross eyed or say something I consider a diss.
My thoughts also. An armed society is a polite society.

Let the states decide.
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