The odd thing about the big deal about guns is that you are correct that there are plenty of weapons around us but such a big thing is made of guns. If there were no guns then humans would find something else. They always have. For example:
Yep. It’s going to be very amusing when the commies face up against millions of people with absolutely nothing to lose. You don’t need a gun to charge the Gestapo. The enemy is going to win anyway so we might as well go out in a blaze of glory.
The only reason to want to survive is if they have kidnapped your children and are torturing/enslaving them. However, if that happens then you were an idiot to let it happen in the first place. The children should also be conditioned to not be taken captive.