The weapon of choice for individual self-defense has been the humble handgun for a very long time.
Improvements have occurred over the decades but nothing revolutionary: the gun has not been replaced with a Star Wars-type “blaster” or anything else.
But the imperial state spends a trillion dollars of stolen money every year on monstrous new weaponry explicitly designed for indiscriminate mass murder.
And we are supposed to cheer for “gun control” that disarms crime victims! Let’s consider instead sinking the government’s ships and breaking the wings of its bombers.