I read this in the Wall Street Journal today: A growing number of Americans are getting permission to carry firearms in public—and under their clothes—a development that has sparked concern among some law-enforcement authorities.
Applications for “concealed-carry” permits are soaring in many states, some of which recently eased permit requirements. The numbers are driven in part by concern that renewed gun-control efforts soon could constrain access to weapons, along with heightened interest in self-defense in the wake of mass killings in Newtown, Conn., and Aurora, Colo. Read more via Permits for Concealed Guns Soar.
Unlike the news media who have been pushing an anti-gun agenda, it seems that many Americans are taking their security into their own hands. This is a win for the 2nd Amendment, for every person who owns, trains, and adopts firearm education as a part of a self-sufficient lifestyle – the stronger our hold on liberty will be.