I carry a Camillus Heat to work most days. Its a handy tool to have even in the office environment - used it this week to pry the lid off the battery compartment on a safe at work.
Cut the plastic tag on some reading glasses my wife bought this afternoon.
When I walk the dogs I like to slip a Camillus Cuda Maxx in my pocket. Of course thats not for self defense either cause self defense isn't allowed in Kalifornia.
You cannot arm slaves and expect them to remain slaves, nor can you disarm a free people and expect them to remain free.