Why would anyone want to carry a concealed weapon?

Most people don’t. In fact, in the states currently having “non-discretionary shall issue” laws less than 5% of the population apply for and receive permits. These permit holders have business, or personal reasons for carrying a concealed weapon. Maybe they have been threaten, maybe they have been victims. For some, it provides valued peace of mind. In the course of business they may transport items of significant value or travel in high crime areas.

Reason aside, the small number of concealed weapon permit holders and the inability of criminal attackers to know who may be caring provides the rest of the community with a strong deterrent to crime.

No matter what the reasons why a person carries it does not change the fact that you need to Remember, A Gun Never Solves A Problem™