Originally Posted by cmetzg03
My thought is that everyone should have a gun and this comes from personal experience. When I was in the marines and faced my first deployment to Afghanistan their were a bunch of guys in my platoon that didn't get along, more or less hated each other. Once we got into Afghanistan and everyone had live ammo suddenly there was a new found respect for one another, and everyone got along. I think there's a lot to be said about that.
There were a hell of a lot more factors involved in that shift than just live ammo being issued.