In the context of this discussion, the VAST majority of participants are Americans in America.
The person to whom I was replying is not American and not in America and framed his question directly to American responses, therefore I frame my answer in the appropriate context.
Then it is great to know the response was composed in context.
Quite often many seem to forget that this is an international forum regardless of percentages one way or the other...
When the right to effective self-defence is denied, that right to self-defence which remains is essentially symbolic.
Freedom: Please enjoy responsibly.
Karma. Another word for revolver: because what goes around, comes around!