Exactly. Here in the UK I live in the city of Glasgow which revels in the title of knife crime capital of Europe. We have doctors in our hospitals who are world leaders in the treatment of stab and slash victims. There is a movement to ban knives but then the population just staves each others skulls in with baseball bats (we have a thriving baseball bat retail sector but no-one plays the sport here).
In the race to the bottom eventually it will be pointy rocks we will use on each other. Because Newton tells us that the chosen tool remains at rest until an impulse acts upon it.