. Until you have a viable strategy along with a plan to deal with all the negativity, keep your internal discussions completely private for now. Ensure you're properly prepared if gun-controllers create a media onslaught - despite their fine words, they really want your responsible citizens totally disarmed and defenseless.
The towns of Byron ME and Craig CO failed when some of their residents objected. You need your responsible citizens to support reducing your violent crime - our niche is to ensure that all your citizens are fully informed
about its many benefits...
Provided you're well prepared, media negativity is valuable - it lets your citizens and businesses know you're doing everything
you can to decrease crime. More importantly, it lets your few violent criminals know that all your citizens - their prey - are armed and they're liable to be shot and injured in a violent attack.