Concealed Carry Absurdity

Has anyone ever really thought about the absurdity of a concealed carry permit?

Essentially it is a tax levied on you for exercising your right. It authorizes you to do something that no one will ever know you are doing.

Its sorta like getting permission to wear pink underwear or just dream about stuff.

Since no one will ever know you are doing it – including the government office that issues the permit – why do you need someone’s permission to do it?

One of these ladies could be breaking the law if they were not in my driveway.

Don't let the Galco Holster handbags sway your judgement about which lady requires government permission to do what she is doing. Both handbags are from Galco but only one contains a gun.

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About gunwriter

Born and raised in the West Virginia hills, Richard literally grew up in the woods. He has chased coon hounds until daylight, waited out whitetails perched high in an oak, canoed the New River and hunted from the Montana Mountains to the Green Hills of Africa. During service in the Army and later as a municipal police officer and Special Agent with the railroad police, Richard obtained numerous certifications in small arms instruction. He has trained military personnel, law enforcement officers and civilians in the application of firearms for defensive, competitive and recreational use. Richard won the West Virginia Governor’s Twenty Award for law enforcement, the West Virginia National Guard State Pistol Competition and earned his Distinguished Medal with pistol. Badge turned in, Richard is now a contributing editor for several magazines. He was the compiling author of the book, Rifle Bullets for the Hunter and conceptualized and contributed to Selecting and Ordering a Custom Hunting Rifle. Richard also contributed a chapter to the John Velke book, The True Story of the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency. Richard has patents on a riflescope reticle and a revolutionary bullet testing media. A hillbilly at heart, Richard lives on Shadowland - his shooting range in West Virginia - with the most understanding wife in the world, their three kids and a very protective ridgeback hound.
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3 Responses to Concealed Carry Absurdity

  1. Michael B. Saari says:

    My sentiments exactly: You could not have spoken truer words if you were Abraham Lincoln himself. (It’s always been about control) and has never been about the color of your underwear or your dreams. CONTROL, SUBJECTS, PAWNS, CITIZEN IN NAME ONLY, RIGHTS ARE NOTHING MORE THAN A FICTITIOUS NAME GIVEN TO SUBJECTS AND PAWNS ALLOWING THEM TO FEEL ABSTRACTLY NOBEL.

    -RamBowMike

  2. RG says:

    In addition to that I’ve always thought of it as back door gun owner registration.
    It’s also another tax. Just like a Worker Comp Exemption down here in Florida. I have to pay the state gvmt just so I can say I’m exempt from something. Just another tax!

  3. C D Roberts Jr says:

    Richard I enjoy your posts here. I read everyone. You have penned nothing in this one but truth. Most ink drops by writers are based on opinion. Politics, investments, entertainment, etc . But what you have written here in this one is nothing but truth. God Bless you.

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