"I was wrong, I'm going to get a permit and so is my wife. I've changed my mind. You need a way to protect yourself and your family.
"I never again want to be in the position where I'm approached by someone with a gun and I don't have one. There are too many people who are just evil and mean-spirited. They will hurt you for no reason.
"If more people were packing guns, it might serve as a deterrent."
- Reverend Michael DeBose, Ohio Democrat State Representative. Committed opponent of Right to Carry laws who'd twice voted against Ohio's concealed carry laws.
"If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun."
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet
"With officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer your best option. You can beg for mercy from a violent criminal, hide under the bed, or you can fight back; but are you prepared?
"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