"At first, [open carry] was a little novelty," he said. "Then I realized the chances of me educating someone are bigger than ever using it [the gun] in self-defense. If it's in my pants or under my shirt I'm probably not going to do anything with it."
From the LA Times:
Packing in public: Gun owners tired of hiding their weapons embrace 'open carry'
A great read. I wouldn't open carry, but this article got me thinking that things might really be changing out side the Kali-Kurtain. Anyways, the anti-gunners HATE it when their misconception of knuckle-dragging redneck gun owners is challenged. (mainly because it's all they have to argue with)