Some say that if you carry a concealed handgun, you should never let anyone see it, but that’s simply not true. A Seattle man recently shot his wife in the head, and she was still wearing her concealed carry permit. Apparently, the gun theft rate increased when he wasn’t carrying it, and he was able to get away with it. But is carrying a gun really a good idea?
Those who believe this are dangerous. Some believe that gun ownership can help keep a community safer. However, other gun owners say that a firearm is only useful in extreme circumstances. In other cases, carrying a firearm can prevent a crime from occurring. The best way to avoid a gun-related incident is to keep a concealed handgun in your home or car. Remember to check your weapon safety frequently. Check if it is unloaded, and check if it’s pointing in a safe direction. If you’re not sure, you should always chamber your firearm before you go to shoot. Loaded magazines will also make it easier to chamber your firearm.
One study found that carrying a gun makes people safer. In fact, 33 states now have a right-to-carry law, and it’s no coincidence that those states with strict gun laws also have lower violent crime rates than those without restrictions. This was shown in a study done by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The study found that a gun-toting population was 15 percent safer than non-carrying citizens.
The data suggest that male gun owners support carrying a concealed handgun in all public spaces. Meanwhile, women are less likely to support this. Some states have made some provisions for lawful carrying in public spaces, although these restrictions are still subject to federal regulation. Further, women’s political affiliation may affect their support for carrying a concealed handgun. There’s a huge difference between male and female gun owners. And it’s not just about the gun ownership issue.
Gun-carrying in public places is a controversial issue. The statistics have been criticized, but gun owners continue to support carrying a concealed handgun. And non-gun owners who live in gun-owning households also support it. And, according to a recent survey, a majority of non-gun owners believe that carrying a concealed handgun in public places can reduce criminal activity. This is a good thing, but not everyone agrees.