Carry a gun long enough and you’ll hear some really dumb things. Some are said by people who are either anti-gun or indifferent about guns and choose not to carry for whatever reason. Others are men gun owners and shooters, and should know better. They may mean well, and sometimes they think what they’re saying is hilarious. (Guess what? It’s not.)
They don’t get that we take our personal protection seriously, or don’t know that it’s a huge responsibility to carry a gun. They have no idea the hours and the money we spend on training, the classes we take, or the amount we read to become better shooters. Many would likely never understand all this because they just can’t wrap their head around the fact that I carry a gun.
I’ve heard some doozies over the years, as I’m sure you have. Here are seven of my favorites: