I was disturbed to read Chris Fitzsimon’s Dec. 4 cynical advice about not confronting park-goers who may be legally armed now that H.B. 650 is in effect.
First-off, Fitzsimon seems to suggest that we should be uninhibited entering confrontations. Maybe one benefit of an armed society really is a more polite society if it reduces willingness by those like Fitzsimon to become confrontational.
Second, he seems particularly concerned about carrying firearms around children. I have regularly carried firearms around children for more than a decade and have never once had this proximity result in an unsafe discharge.
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