Mandatory traing states for CHL vs non training states
Hmmm then the point is settled. There is no acceptable hard data. All the data posted has been proclaimed irrelevant. Anecdotal evidence is not wanted, or deemed "feel good" information. So, OP you have an answer, there is no hard data.
As to the posit that we should NOT have mandatory requirements because we should trust people to do the right thing, why not just trust everyone and not carry at all, after all people will do the right thing.
Just another bit of anecdotal info though. AL is a no training state. A person I know was ecstatic to discover that all he had to do was buy a gun, pay $20 and carry. While a friend of mine was telling him how to LOAD his new Glock he pulls the weapon from his gym bag and proceeds to wave it around. NO weapon knowledge/experience, no safety training and he can now carry anywhere in this and ALL other states (according to him). He has also said "I don't need any training, how hard is it after all? Point and pull this after all. I refuse to be around him any more. His stupidity MAY only affect him, but it CAN affect others and I don't wanna be one of them
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