Open Carry Analysis

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I believe our right to self arm is a constitutional right; however, I do not agree with open carry. While Dan Griffin makes some excellent points in favor of open carry in his article entitled “The Pro Liberty Choice: Dispelling The Myths of Open Carry,” the times in which we currently find ourselves living makes carrying a weapon openly and in easy reach a very dangerous proposition. Temperatures are running very high in the current political climate and easier access to a gun is dangerous both to the disagreeing parties and even more so to the police office who attempts to mediate the disagreement. I also do not agree with open carry for long guns or the fact that carriers of long guns do not need a permit or license to purchase or carry
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