“reduce the potentiality for gun-related crimes and gun-related deaths from occurring within the District of Columbia."
The number of CPL [concealed pistol license] holders running around the city of Detroit act as a deterrent.
"Good Americans with CPLs translates into crime reduction. I learned that real quick in the state of Maine ... Maine is one of the safest places in America. Clearly, suspects knew that good Americans were armed."
– Police Chief James Craig, Detroit, Michigan
"Consider taking a certified safety course in handling a firearm so you can defend yourself until we get there. You have a duty to protect yourself and your family."
– Sheriff David Clarke, Milwaukee, Wisconsin