Thy Will be done. Answer: Yes, of course they should be. People have the right to protect themselves and their loved ones from any and all threats. What happens if someone breaks into your home, are you going to get them out with a stern talking to? No; we all should have the right to stick a gun in said person's face and give them a sum total of three seconds to get out or take a one way trip to the morgue. Fact: the tighter the gun laws, the higher the murder rate.