Starting to get repetitive and circular.
Enough chest thumping, and let's not forget the the Rules of Engagement are different in war. This is a matter of satisfying the rules for the justified use of force in a peacetime, civilian context.
"It is long been a principle of ours that one is no more armed because he has possession of a firearm than he is a musician because he owns a piano. There is no point in having a gun if you are not capable of using it skillfully." -- Jeff Cooper