I am concerned that the vast majority of concealed carry permit holders do not fully understand half of the effects of stress when it comes to the body’s ability to perform adequately under duress.
While I am 100% behind the Second Amendment, I am not convinced that passing an eight hour course and a background check is enough to really guarantee safety for oneself, one’s family and other citizens should a handgun be deployed in a defensive emergency.
While the States have established the legal criteria necessary in order to issue permits, the moral imperative of capability in the areas of skill and knowledge can not rest with the State because the State is not in a position to train the average citizen to full competency levels; hence, the moral obligation rests with the individual.
Citizens with handgun carry permits need to step up and insure they are adequately skilled and knowledgeable in the use of their weapons. Otherwise they may be forced, under the most difficult of circumstances, to give an account of what efforts they made, or failed to make, to ensure their continued competency.
This is serious business…actually, deadly serious business and cautioned reason is certainly in order. I’ve established a website, www.allcarryholsters.com to address these very issues, among others. I’ve sounded off. Now it’s your turn to share your thoughts?