This article appeared yesterday on the MSNBC website, and is sub-titled "Firearms deaths fall as millions obtain permits to carry concealed guns".
It's difficult to believe the weight of facts (however discounted in the article) has finally gotten to the point where even MSNBC has to recognize it. Comments are full of folks giving facts about concealed carry and the usual mix of PSH anti-freedom trolls.
Shall-issue concealed carry: Because the right to protect yourself shouldn't stop at your front door. (TM)