I once carried a Springfield Armory 1911 with a round chambered, hammer cocked, thumb safety engaged. And no magazine. I'm thankful I didn't have to make that one shot count.
"...A humble and contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise." Ps. li
"When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law." —Frederic Bastiat