I think FemmeUrbane's position, distilled, is that she would rather see the world burn than to personally shoot someone to death, and thinks everyone else should feel that way too. Many don't, however.
NO! Guns are EVIL and serve no good purpose.
YES! Guns are USEFUL and are nice to have when you need them.
Maybe... I wouldn't own one, but I don't mind if you do.
What's a gun?