I always agree that self defense with a gun is a John Wayne induced fantasy. The truth is the shooter’s mother was killed by a gun she owned. There’s no room to say “if she had a gun she could defend herself”, because she did and it killed her.
One of my readers, terrormanagement
. Put as well as it can be put. The shooter’s mother had an arsenal, and all it did was let her son murder lots of people, mostly children, at a school. (via politicalprof