Oklahomans Will Need a Concealed Carry Permit to Open Carry

Someone remind me again why you’d want to carry a firearm in plain view. To publicly (and constantly) declare your Second Amendment rights? As a deterrent to bad guys—who would kill the open carry idiot first, should killing be on their dance card. Can I get a witness? “Certainly I’m a strong supporter of the second amendment and carrying guns in general,” Okie Mike Seeklander told newson6.com. Yes, yes. Help me out here Mike. “‘From a training perspective though, we’re wary of open carry.” Thank you. “Seeklander believes without proper training, open carry gun owners could become targets during dangerous situations.” Wait. What? No. Think this through guys. Unless you’re training Oklahomans to redefine open carry as concealed carry, or teaching them to skulk around in public, well-trained open carry gunslingers will be just as easy to identify as untrained open carry gun toters. First move advantage? Anyway, if Governor Henry signs Oklahoma’s new Open Carry legislation into law, 97 thousand concealed carry permit holders will be able to wear T-shirts with a picture of a gun and a caption saying “If You Got It, Flaunt it!” Or not.

Someone remind me again why you’d want to carry a firearm in plain view. To publicly (and constantly) declare your Second Amendment rights? As a deterrent to bad guys—who would…

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