The level of gun ownership in the USA is not the problem. The USA is a safe place to visit and to live. Take the top ten most violent cities (listed below) out of the equation, and the US murder rate drops to 1-2 per 100,000, amongst the lowest in the world. The top sixteen most violent cities in the US all have long term Democrat administrations. Just stay away from cities run by Democrats.

Worldwide gun ownership per 100 people
Worldwide gun ownership – guns per 100 people
International murder rate per 100,000 people
Worldwide murder rate – murders per 100,000 people
Top ten most violent US cities
Top ten most violent US cities