Originally Posted by globetrotter
really, there have been dozens of similar discussions here on the same subject, and I didn't have any intention of opening that can of worms here, but
1. I don't believe that personal gun ownership really helps in self protection
2. even if it did, the vast majority of gun owners have much more arms than they really need to protect themselves - so if a person told me he had a single 9 mm and a 20 gauge...