make sure you proclaim that loud and proud with a poster in your front yard. and cancel your alarm company contract. and get rid of your dog(s). this way the bad guys know where to look. weapons are just another tool I use to protect my family.
and yes, I intend to be as well or better armed than anyone who wishes to do me harm
I'm also guessing that by your statement, none of your rugrats will ever serve this country but will be the first to scream for *GASP* someone with a GUN to protect them when shtf.