What many do not realize is that our country did not embrace open carry until recently, in most of the Wild West long guns were left in the scabbard , at the stable or Checked at hotels, or even Sheriff's offices.
The true history of firearms carry may not fit into what people want to believe.
I have been carrying for 30 years now, concealed, and I see a whole lot of negative attention coming our way that I have not seen in the 70's ,80's and 90's.
How do you establish intent?
Well when a naked man is chasing a woman down an alley with a butcher knife and a hard on, I figure he's not collecting for the red cross...Inspector H. Callahan