Not responsible enough to light a match, but I can own a gun?

My boyfriend doesn't want me lighting matches in the house because to him I haven't proven that I am responsible enough to do so and can't be trusted to do so. However he wants me to purchase a gun because I go camping by myself, hiking, etc. So, how does that make sense? I am responsible enough to own... show more My boyfriend doesn't want me lighting matches in the house because to him I haven't proven that I am responsible enough to do so and can't be trusted to do so. However he wants me to purchase a gun because I go camping by myself, hiking, etc. So, how does that make sense? I am responsible enough to own a gun, but I can't light a match? How does that make any kind of logical sense?
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