Everyone below the post gets it. We know exactly what it is about.
If they were serious about the problem, we'd be addressing violent crime and mental health issues.
We don't have firearms to protect us from criminals...that's a side benefit of the Second Amendment. The RIGHT, as recognized by the Second, is to make sure that the citizenry can replace an oppressive government, by force, if necessary as a last resort.
Time to bone up on your history and read through the Federalist Papers among other writings of the time.
Take a look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pKasF6l3y0