We don’t know that we will have to fight for our life, but the potential is there, so we keep them under constant observation and are prepared to take action.
The justification for the exercise is the fact that we have applied two hits to the vital zone of the attacker and he is clearly unimpressed with the results.
I have come to the conclusion that arguing the Weaver vs. the Isosceles is about as productive as arguing .45 vs. 9 mm.
Some years ago, Col. Jeff Cooper described the conditions of readiness for defensive use of the 1911 pistol as Condition One, Condition Two and Condition Three.
Every shooter has been influenced in some way by Col. Cooper.
I have always been interested in handgun sights and, in the past few years, have been fortunate enough to get to experiment with a variety of different types.