So you see someone open carrying, then you address them, "hey, how's it going today? What are you looking for? That's a nice AK, got one myself.....yada yada yada."
YOu would do it for lots of other questionable customers, wouldnt you? "Hey, leave the skate board outside or carry it in here...what is that model? My kid rides over at the park on Main St...do you know him? Tod Smith....yada yada yada."
If I thought I 'needed' a gun, I wouldnt go there, period.
I carry a firearm the way I carry a cell phone...because you never know when you will need it.
(I hate talking on my cell phone. I forced myself for yrs to make it a habit. A very worthwhile one it so happens.)
But few criminals telegraph their intentions...they prefer the safety of ambush and surprise. The 2 do not look the same...and people have provided details and images here for you already.
I say, anyone who carries his rifle into a store needs to be shot just on general principles.
He who knows the least obeys the best.
I actually do. I do not just jump back in the car to get the milk I forgot. I would NEVER casually allow my kid in other people's cars without a better knowlege of those people. I fear every day the idiot texting.
We accept those risks almost without question...but not guns. It's matter of perception, not reality.