Stand your ground laws and most gun control laws would be obsolete if we had open carry.
Say you are a mugger, school shooter, or other gun carrying criminal, who would you attack, persons you could see were armed or those you assumed were not?
Concealed carry makes one vulnerable to attack. Open carry prevents it.
B-b-but it would be the wild west again!
That’s like saying things were terrible before the trillion dollar failed War on Drugs. Or that domestic terrorism was such a problem before our murderous, permanent trillion dollar wars.
One needs to recognize that America will never give up its guns nor should it, as Washington, Jefferson and all our forefathers told us. We need learn to live with guns: