If you have to bring big, dangerous guns to a store to prove that "they are not dangerous in the hands of law abiding citizens," then that pretty much proves that they are dangerous... in anyone's hands.
If you have to scare the pants off of shoppers with your intimidating AR-15, your Glock, and your abundance of ammo to prove they're not scary, then they're scary.
Just ask Cindy Yorgason, who was shopping at a Utah JC Penney store when she glanced up and saw Mr. 22-Year-Old Gun Guy standing in front of her schlepping a big ol' rifle. Then she noticed his ammunition clips and another firearm in his holster. So what's an unnerved woman to do? She grabbed a couple of photos and posted them on Facebook.
They went viral.
The Salt Lake City Tribune (link isn't working, sorry) is reporting that a clerk refused him service and all nearby customers wanted to "get away" from him. Gee, can't imagine why.
Gun Guy had been in the military, had a concealed-carry permit, and had checked with police dispatch prior to his little outing. They confirmed to him that he had the right to parade around with his oh-so-harmless portable arsenal, which he says he carries to protect his kids and everyone else from "criminals, cartels, drug lords" and other "evil men."
As Olive Oyl would say, "What a man!"
At least that's what he seems to think of himself.
Wait... so there are no evil women? And who knew drug lords shopped at JC Penney?
Yorgason said the following about The Self-Appointed Protector: "I thought that he was pretty much an idiot. You do not need to do something like this even if you are against any potential bans."