A. Barton Hinkle on the Misguided Open-Carry Movement


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Having the right to do a certain something doesn't mean that certain something is always the right thing to do. In many parts of the country, for example, gun owners have a right to walk around bearing firearms that are openly visible—a practice known as open carry. Lately, however, some of them have taken to carrying weapons openly into private businesses (which have the right to tell them not to). A. Barton Hinkle urges these gun-rights advocates to change their tactics.