I wanted to make sure everyone saw this. A cop friend of mine on LJ posted this and it has significant bearing on Support for HB 89. Specifically inso far as the typical objections to HB89 as based on how it will make life more dangerous for cops. The FBI study in question looked at criminals that shot officers and closely examined common traits. One of them was that the criminals ignored prohibitions against carry. The average starting age for them was 17 and they often carried the firearms starting at an even earlier age.