After being attacked while defenseless some University of Washington students decided to get concealed carry permits and take responsibility for their own safety. I commend them for taking responsibility for their own safety, but I have a few safety tips for them:
-- I can't really recommend "walking around as bait, fishing for robbers," although if a thug is unlucky enough to attack a student prepared to defend him or herself, too bad for the thug, I'm not going to cry for him or her.
-- Don't sweep your friend (or anything else you'd prefer not to destroy) with the muzzle of your gun.
-- Buy a holster, stashing your gun in the front of your pants fails to protect the trigger & is not a secure way to carry it.