http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/23/opinion/sunday/the-scourge-of-concealed-weapons.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&_r=0 Realize that some states have had concealed carry for 20 years or more. Realize that with Illinois' anti-carry laws tossed, all 50 states have some sort of carry. Realize that 35 states have Shall-Issue carry. Realize that the NY Times hates you if you have a carry permit. Read the comments from the "sophisticated urbanites" at the bottom of this editorial, and think about what they want to do to your gun rights. These are the people with whom you would "compromise."