London surpassed New York for murders last year. Guns are banned, and now they are trying to ban most knives.
250,000 die every year from drunk driving(usually ruled as manslaughter).
9/11 was carried out with box cutters.
Timothy McVeigh used a rented truck, diesel fuel and fertilizer to blow up a building, that contained a daycare.
More people are killed by baseball bats and bare hands every year, than rifles.
Millions of Jews died, because they couldn’t fight back.
Last, but certainly not least, the first murder in history, was committed with a rock.
I’m a big guy, and there aren’t many woman that I couldn’t overpower, and have my way with. I can’t overpower a chest full of bullet holes.
So, no, we would not be safer if guns were gone. Those who would do harm to others, will find a way. Guns gives us the ability to level the playing ground for our defense.