MarineSgt wrote:Many in the concealed carry crowd are worried that we will scare the sheep and they will react with horror and fight to get all guns out-lawed. In fact the opposite is true as 4 of the 6 states that outlaw OC are having petition drives to get OC legalized in their states.I received my CPL in 2003 and remember that I was always worried about printing or being "made". I think I was worried about being charged with brandishing. I read the open carry info on the forum here and see the AG opinion about brandishing.
Why is the lie that if you have a CPL it must always be concealed still being told. I talked to a guy two days ago at the Sheriff's office that was getting his CPL for the first time. He was mistaken as well and said he was told in his class that he had to stay concealed.
They also feel that the police will get called every time a gun is seen. We have shown this not to be the case as hundreds of people now OC in Michigan and only a few times have the police been called. Most times it's the Police that see the gun and make contact.