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No, never, not in a million years.
Guns have their uses in self defense as a force equalizer. Tasers and pepper spray just don't cut it when you're in life and death situations because they require such precision to work and are nigh useless against multiple attackers, whereas a gun can neutralize a threat simply by somebody seeing/hearing it cocked. They also are very important in hunting, especially for larger game like wild boar and defending against coyotes.
Making guns disappear from the face of the earth won't stop people from using knives, metal pipes, bombs, and anything else that they can get their hands on.
It won't stop the violence that is inherent in mankind, and it won't make people stop dying violent deaths.
Where a person is intent upon doing evil, he will always find a way, and she will always find a weapon.
reply to post by KyoZero
Hypothetical answer: because when I walk in on 3 guys all larger than myself raping my wife I want to blow them away, preferably with the gun I have on me because I have a licence to carry. Or does crime go away in your Utopian fantasy world. Because if there is 1 thing we can all agree on is that cops show up after the crime is being committed.
Do you need anymore hypothetical answers to you hypothetical question?