The need for armed self-defense is not small. 3.7+ million home-breakins per year.
Bureau of Justice Statistics published an analysis in 2010 of household burglaries, link below. They determined there's likely 3.7 million burglaries per year. Even scarier, approximately 1 million of those times, household members are home during the break in and 266,000 of those times, it gets physically violent. Imagine thinking that mandatory storage laws is the moral high ground while ignoring that you're going to potentially prevent millions of people over several ye