Is it jarring or reassuring to see guns in public?


Gun rights advocates are asserting their right under California law to openly carry unloaded handguns into coffee shops and other public places. Does it matter to you if your neighbors openly carry handguns?

This "open carry" campaign comes as the murder rate in Southern California is low. Yet, with recent school shootings and the Tucson massacre, we see rising concerns over access to guns and associated violence.

Our reporters and news shows can learn from your real-life experiences. Where do you draw the line on when it's appropriate to carry a gun in public?

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