What exactly would the purpose of owning a gun be?
That would entirely depend on a person owning one or two or three... If someone wants to own a gun tis his right or at least should be.
Killing a unarmed petty thief will land you in jail for murder.
No more, if I heard correctly about the new legislation.
My family are right wing nationalistic gun owners who view the idea that a gun is needed for self defense as utterly ridiculous.@ peterweg
Well, they can always use pitchforks I they are more comfortable with those. Alas if they find the idea that a gun could be useful for self-defence ridiculous I would pretty much question their right winger, nationalistic leaning.
Most likely it is just your liberal sticker you love to label people with..in reality they hadn't been brainwashed into believing that being a patriot is a crime.