” The question is constantly asked: Why do you want to carry a gun? Here are Massad Ayoob’s 7 proven answers vindicating concealed carry.
1. “Why do you carry a gun?”
Kathy Jackson said it best on her website (www.corneredcat.com): “I carry a gun because I can’t carry a policeman.”
2. “But aren’t you worried that if more people carry guns, more arguments will escalate into people being shot and killed?”
No. Responsible gun owners are too practical to worry about things that don’t happen.
3. “Why should a person who lives in a low crime area feel they had to carry a gun?”
Famed combat small arms instructor John Farnam said it best. He was teaching an officer survival class to rural police when one officer asked him, “Hey, how often do you think cops get killed around here, anyway?” Farnam’s reply was classic: “Same as anywhere. Just once.” “