That would be nuts and unsafe!
I see your point but jeepers creepers... The number of government agents who carry in horizontal shoulder rigs must number in the thousands. Their guns are pointing in the direction of many people who happen to be behind them throughout every workday. How do you feel about that?
What did Mrs. Bullet say to Mr. Bullet? ... "We're having a BeeBee!"...
IF THE SHOE FITS, WEAR IT!... IF THE GUN FITS, SHOOT IT!