The constitutional right, Bill of Rights 2nd admentment, was ratified some 230 years ago. So I don't understand what you're babbling about. You were as scared back then, as you are today.<quoted text>
We have two different cultures, Denmark and the U.S./Australia. After they banned firearms in Australia they murder rate increased slightly. Here in the U.S. we have very liberal gun laws when compared to the rest of the world. I'm not saying Denmark or any other country should necessarily adopt our way. As to your question about "what if you shoot a wrong person," it has been shown that the error rate of law enforcement officers is greater than private citizens. What that means is that cops shoot the wrong person more often than private citizens do. Cops have a much more difficult job, so that's to be expected. But that does show you that armed citizens, exercising their constitutional rights, are responsible. You have to also understand the nature of the U.S. You Scandinavians live in a relatively homogeneous society, societies which tend to be more socially cohesive. They tend to have more social capital and more desire to contribute to these things. We don't, unfortunately. I quite literally agonize over the fact that you haven't learned from us, and that you are importing the third world into your countries. Good luck with that. You now have a big problem on your hands.
Of course some situations can be scary, and lethal in the extreme situation. Then by all means do tell me why you still have so much violence and why you think weapons are helpfull preventing crimes. Education is more helpfull IMO.
You never know how you're gonna react in the actual situation, what will happen. And if others might be killed too in the process.