I never drink while carrying
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If I have a few drinks inside my home, I don't feel that I forfeit the right to defend myself, but I wouldn't go out drinking while carrying and I don't.
I dont think it is a good idea personally for me to drink and carry.
I do like the idea of a designated CCWer. Can also double as a designated driver. One of the things we have discussed here before is staying away from places where bad things happen. Bars are very high on the list.
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Easy one for me. I don't drink anyway, so I never have to worry about it. LOL
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I don't get drunk - I'll allow myself a beer in the evening once in a while, but never more than 1. I don't feel the need to lock my gun up if I'm drinking a beer. If I'm out in public - I won't touch the stuff while carrying. A couple weeks ago a friend wanted to meet at a bar - state law here is if you have to be 21 to be in the area, no carrying allowed. Sounds reasonable...unless you're the DD.
IMO, QKShooter nailed it.
I don't worry about it, of course I quit drinking many years ago.
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These days, I only really indulge in a nightcap here and there. I've by far out grown the "partying" stage, especially since I got an early start on it. I'm a young, old man.
I dont drink at all anymore. I would suggest staying away from your gun when drinking, Especially if your going to get smashed. If I did drink, I would NOT carry.
Ice tea when I carry. Don't drink much anymore.
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No alcohol while carrying!
Alcohol is a beckoning doorway to The 3 Stupids: 1 Don't do stupid things
2 in stupid places
3 with stupid people
Avoid alcohol and do not get into any mental wrestling matches about "What should I do now??"
That is ok to disagree Ken.I am not trying to find common ground for you just a place for me to feel confident in the fact that it will be one less thing I have to deal with after the shooting.For me it is not even a Christian reason but personal preference. Just be mindful of the fact that alcohol does slow reaction time, but are you willing to bet the Life of a Loved one on it as you said. You will only have seconds to respond and I have Lines in the sand now. I don t draw them when I get there if I feel like it. It s worth more to me.
Last edited by preachertim; December 5th, 2012 at 06:40 AM.
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