Washington Post publishes OpenCarry.org's demand that Americans should not have to justify their need to carry guns in DC
"D.C. residents should not have to justify their need to carry guns
Robert McCartney’s call to limit the right to carry handguns in the District “to people who can justify to police that they need the weapon for self-defense” highlighted how out of touch Post columnists are with legal and social norms pertaining to gun rights [“Beretta’s hypocrisy in Maryland highlights crazy gun culture,” Metro, Aug. 3]. More than half of the states allow open or concealed carry without a license, and the number of concealed carry licenses issued nationwide is estimated to have more than doubled since 2007 to more than 11 million . . ."