The sheriff was reacting the recent attack of a woman by a
Now, the hoplophobes will jump up and down about how there will be "blood in the streets." But, you know what? It hasn't happened. Every state in the U.S. except one provides for some some sort of legal concealed carry, though in some states the right is so restricted it may as well not exist. As more and more people own firearms, person on person crime still continues to go down. There's a reason that almost all mass shootings occur in "gun free zones." Criminals fear an armed populous, as do dishonest politicians. More people armed doesn't mean more people getting shot — it means more criminals choosing not to prey on innocent people. Sheriff Wright understands this.