In early October, economist John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center released “Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2019,” his annual report on the number of concealed-carry permit holders in the United States.
The framers of the Constitution “knew what emergencies were, knew the pressures they engender for authoritative action, knew, too, how they afford a ready pretext for usurpation.”
For many years, our right to keep and bear arms has made steady progress at the state level.
It is now more important than ever to remember who we are. The worst thing we could do would be to abandon the principles and the essential freedoms we alone as Americans enjoy.