When Republicans and the NRA claim that more guns make everyone safer you might want to ask why they're OK when guns are prohibited in the following places:
George W. Bush Presidential Library
Trump Hotels And Golf Courses
Presidential Campaign Stops
So, yeah, when Republicans say you should be able to carry guns everywhere, they don't really mean it. It's just them pandering as they try to sound like tough guys with a gun.Congress
If you're interested, Think Progress has the entire discussion, with links, here.
For a comparison of how the U.S. stacks up against other countries when it comes to gun related issues the Council on Foreign Relations has a nice discussion here.