If you carry concealed with an empty chamber, you will die a horrible death, and that Korean boy band with pink and blue hair, BTS, will sing your eulogy. #Fact.

OK, so maybe that’s not a sure thing, but if you listen to a discussion on the topic, the opinions can get heated. I fall on the “carry with one in there” crowd for a few reasons we’ll discuss, but here’s the most important factor. You need to make that decision based on how the pros and cons rank based on your lifestyle and daily activities.

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