That's your $.02, and you are entitled to it.
Mine is this: Of what value is a right if you are afraid to use it?
By assuming that all attention gathered by OCers will be "inevitably" negative, you are ceding the argument to the other side that "Guns are BAD." ......
......And that by throwing bricks at folks on our side of the barricade, you are not helping the fight.
OC is legal where I live. I do it occasionally, but not to make a statement.
TheGolden Rule of Tool Use: "If you don't know what you are doing, DON'T."