A disarmed citizenry is a boon for the criminal element.
Those who promote the banning of guns are taking the side of the criminals while they themselves and their bodyguards will make certain to remain armed.
Here is another instance where lawmakers write laws that are applicable for anyone else but themselves.
There is very little real thought or analysis that goes into most legislation, today. On the other hand, there is even less real thought among the talking heads in the media--most of whom are simply parroting what they were told was "important" by some Academic loon, from their under-graduate days.
We are in very deep trouble, if we do not wake our neighbors up.