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Old October 1, 2012, 11:24 AM   #1
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Comforting not required

Originally Posted by Clint Smith
Carrying a gun is not supposed to be comfortable; it’s supposed to be comforting.
That catchy phrase has gotten a lot of play, its regularly repeated all around the various firearms forums and has become the mantra of many who say man-up, go spendy on belts and holsters, dress around the gun, and so on...

I think there is a big difference between "prepared" and "comforting".

"Prepared" acknowledges the remote possibility of being attacked and takes steps to be able to defend self and family.

"Comforting" in this context is a fix for discomfort, or fear. Perhaps, paranoia to be consoled?

I say carry what you want however you want, you have the right to and I'm glad of it... but I'll keep my clothes and take a little single stack 9mm or 380 that I practice with often.
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