You may be carrying concealed. I would say it is a must in the world we live in. Just because you carry concealed does not mean you carry without consequence. It’s a very stark reality for those not paying attention. You can be punished for saving your families’ life. Even if you defend yourself with your bare hands you could find yourself weighed down with missed work time to stand in a court and prove you did the right thing.
This article talks about a very important concept known as deterrents
. To some these may be common sense but the article brings them to the forefront as one of the best preps you can manage. You want to be able to stop an attack before it happens. This is important today but will be even more important if the SHTF.