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Old February 26, 2013, 07:12 PM   #50
Frank Ettin
Join Date: November 23, 2005
Location: California - San Francisco
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Originally Posted by smoking357
....I fear the Chicago political leaders will think a few police-action shootings of gun owners will scare us into not exercising the right. What I don't get is if 400 bad-aim cops fire on 2,000 typically pretty good citizen gun owners, how is this not another Battle of New Orleans? And how does such an exchange not collapse the U.S. dollar and markets, the very next morning, when the rest of the world no longer fears U.S. hegemony?...
Do you have a scintilla of evidence to support that? You must live in a wild fantasy world.

Originally Posted by smoking357
Originally Posted by speedrracer
Heck no. Those of us who own guns want to choose for ourselves, based on our particular circumstances, which is best.
Fair enough, so let's knock off this nonsense of trying to force concealed-carry on us.
It will be what it will be. So far open carry doesn't seem to be going anywhere in Texas or Florida.

Nonetheless, this is not the thread in which to rekindle the open carry vs. concealed carry debate.
"It is long been a principle of ours that one is no more armed because he has possession of a firearm than he is a musician because he owns a piano. There is no point in having a gun if you are not capable of using it skillfully." -- Jeff Cooper
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