I've never once heard anyone say they want them.
I do want them. And I will apply for hunter's licence once back in Poland. That's the fastest way to get a permission for a rifle under current strict gun laws.
Sadly has a gun crime rate many times higher than Poland or the U.K.
Well, in the UK a knife crime is on the rise to the point that even ASDA has announced that they will not sell kitchen knives
in their supermarkets...
Actualllly not true. Less guns available, they are harder to get = higher price. All that together means that less criminals go that way.
Sure, in border-less Schengen Zone it must be a huge problem to saturate black market with illegal guns.
"552 weapons and more than 44 thousand pieces of ammunition were secured in 2016 throughout the country - informs the Central Bureau of Investigation Police. In most cases, it was illegally imported from abroad.
CBŚP emphasizes that the number of weapons and ammunition secured in the past year was record-high."