I have carried a firearm daily for a great number of years, usually concealed on my person. I also always carry at least one defensive knife. There is a second firearm in my vehicle and spare magazines and yet another in my day pack that goes everywhere with me. There is always a 1911 on my bed stand along with a stream-light. I have seen this trend escalating on a personal level in the past months. There is now a carbine with a beta mag under my rear seat and I have noticed there is a rifle or shotgun near every entrance to my house, I think my wife put them there after I became a liberal (freaking attempt at humor). I am wondering if this escalation is just my paranoia or if others have become more diligent in their carrying and staging of arms?