Results would be just as predictably dismal."
Somewhat of an overstatement, isn't it?
What percent of gun owners never had any formal training whatsoever?
Other than a relative or someone giving them a brief rundown?
Probably far more than half?
And isn't that their right?
Or should there be extensive governmental regulation, requiring "training" like the police all get?
Or is it true that even many of law enforcement get no particular formal training?
I did not say that training should be required.
I do believe that people that assume that all they have to do is pull the trigger are setting themselves up for failure at crunch time.
Having a gun is better than not having one..... having a gun and the skills and mindset to use it effectively would be better, don't you think?