So your carry gear can either help you stay safe, or it can contribute to dangerous situations.
VERY good point Pax.
A bit off-topic, but I always carry in a holster and I always make sure that it isn't overly worn. Even a good holster can go bad when worn.
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"All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke