Two big takeaways:
“Guns solve problems for the people who bear them.”
This. A gazillion times this. I, along with millions of other responsible gun owners in America, take the time and effort to maximize the benefits of owning a gun, while minimizing the drawbacks. I want my guns to SOLVE problems, not cause them.
Secondly is this quote:
“The National Rifle Association is a quasi-regulatory agency governing concealed carry in the United States.
The VAST majority of concealed carry instructors in the U.S. get certified to teach concealed carry in their state because they are certified by the NRA as a qualified instructor. As such, NRA Training is pretty much the standard (how rigorous of a standard is a topic for another post.