Originally Posted by Alan
Having lived in England for the first 32 years of my life, and still following events via weekly phone calls, weekly newspaper, regular visits and such, I am firmly of the opinion that guns have little to do with the level of violence. They just make killing much easier to accomplish.
Having lived in England for the first 29 years of my life, I have a similar opinion. Violent people are violent people, and having guns just makes them more effective (which I guess is why soldiers carry guns
I don't own a gun. I was 12 the last time I shot one! But having seen and been shocked by the utter societal breakdown in NO I'm thinking of buying a shotgun. Just in case. I'd rather have one and never need it, than need one and not have it.