"An armed society is a polite society." — Robert A. Heinlein
"After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military."
— William S. Burroughs
As the old saw goes, "The best gun to carry is the one you always carry".
And while the BG is trying to figure out WTF the PINK thing is that is pointing at him, you have time to put 2 in his head. After all, this is strictly an up close and personal item and the color provides a focal point. Always nice to have a new companion.
If I have to explain it, you probably won't understand it.