When compared to the (inflation adjusted from 2002) $127.5 billion ‘cost’ of gun violence calculated by by our Ludwig-Cook buddies, guns save a little more than eight times what they “cost.”So guns aren't the EEVIL Guns they're made out to be!
Good news: we're not The Bad Guys.
Fortunate it is that I can surf the internet so you don't have to.
Speaking of which: Jan and Dean show us how life is suppose to be, in "Surf City":
Surf City: Jan & Dean, 1963 (Activate the Way-Back Machine!)