Are we this primitive?
Yes. Do you look at news?
I haven't needed a gun my whole life and the day I need one it probably won't matter to the outcome.
I'm sure the outcome will matter to you quite a bit on that day.
I don't see people running to the store to get a bullet proof vest yet it would seem to be the more logical option for most people.
Or how about Wonder Woman's bracelets? Now they'd be running to the store.