Ok for this case, but do you want any wacko to be able to put a gun to your temple? Regulations are needed, indeed.
What has changed in this nation that even requires such a thought? I would not want to live in a place that will never afford me or my kids self protection...states like MA, NY, NJ, MI, just to name a few near me. You can choose to defend yourself, or chose to be at the mercy of the bad-guys who don't follow any laws to begin with.
I never ever ever want to ever shoot anyone for ANY reason. This girl will forever be traumatized by the shooting, but she'll accept that fore her infant son. The true horror would be to not have any options but to die or beg for your life.
I swore at age 8 that I would NEVER beg again. I was not able to keep that commitment as I had no options until I was much older.