Well, generally stories center on somebody being victimized and the Police investigating and arresting someone. Now, imagine the opening scene of Law & Order showing a Licensed Gun Owner shooting and killing a mugger what do they do for the other fifty five minutes of the show?
A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it ... gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
- Milton Friedman