I wonder if this person knows that some lives are worth taking to ensure the safety of the rest of the world...
Safety isn't a right or even a privilege. Freedom is a right.
"There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights. War for any other reason is simply a racket." -- General Smedley Butler, USMC
But in a way I agree with you... in the course of human events, sometimes fascist Nazi pigs take over your country, and that's when the people's right to bear arms comes in handy.
Heck, the people of Egypt could use some more guns right about now too.