Liberals put themselves under these constraints too. If you have such a problem with someone telling you what you can and can't do, doesn't that just make you an anarchist?
When does the buck stop?
I don't feel the need to own a firearm, because I live in a city with a highly effective police force. Do we trust them to make no mistakes? No. But they do their job so I feel safe walking the streets at night. Acquiring a weapon here is hard enough that MOST criminals won't carry one.
Does this apply everywhere? Of course not. I personally think that these sorts of decisions should be made at the state level, because things are different wherever you go.
I simply take offense to being turned into an evil, anti-american straw man.