Originally Posted by Budhisten
Problem is that there's a difference between trying to fix a weapon-dependent system and creating a new one without any weapons. That's why it's impossible to remove all weapons in the US in one swoop, it can and will never be done.
On the other hand introducing weapons into a society that has never had access to them would never work either. Everyone I know feel safer without a weapon in their home than they would having one.
And yes, I realize that a kitchen knife is a dangerous weapon, but so is a toothbrush according to many prisons
You've never grabbed for a weapon when you thought you were about to be attacked? I find that hard to believe unless you've never felt in danger. I had a group of guys chasing me after I knocked some teeth out of one of their friends until they noticed that I had a tire iron and lost all interest. You've never, ever, ever, used a weapon for self defense Bud?