I don't think home protection is that high up on anyone's list yet otherwise we would all be owning shotguns. On the whole it's quite a peaceful, law abiding country that doesn't need arming. Some places are worse than others but most people within those communities are decent. I think there is more percieved crimminal activity than there is. People are scared of rowdy teenagers when perhaps they shouldn't be. My son goes out in head to toe black sportswear, baseball cap, scarf and hoody, dripping in bling.(he's 15:bang When he's with his mates it would look intimidating but they're all a nice bunch of kids really.