When you're at work, your professional relationships with co-workers is really important, especially if you work on a team. Do you stay silent? Or defend your gun ownership by making a clear distinction between someone like you who uses guns in a lawful way and the crazy people who illegally use them?
Worst case scenario is you get reported to HR for potentially scarring an employee, and so that's a real consideration. However, I found that by speaking my mind in a calm, respectful manner was oftentimes productive. I had a good working relationship with many colleagues, and I was amazed at how many of my colleagues were actually gun people!
It's important to live your own truth, staying silent only empowers the shamers. Here's my latest NRA News Commentators video on this topic: