Law enforcement want exemptions to a planned ordinance that would force law-abiding Los Angeles gun owners to secure their firearms when not in use or risk a fine and possible imprisonment.
Belinda Padilla, chief executive of Armatix USA, the leading maker of so-called “smart guns,” seems to have missed the memo on safe firearms handling.
To promote National Gun Safety Day, the non-profit Evolve released the video “American Man” to promote National Gun Safety Day, which it hopes will be recognized nation-wide.
An accidental discharge could happen at any stage of handling a live firearm, however, improper re-holstering is more often than not the culprit.
Accidental discharges by Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies has more than doubled in the two years since the department switched its service weapon.
The state Senate agreed 38-1 that a House bill to allow firearm safety and accident prevention training for elementary students in Louisiana schools was a good idea.
Julie Akeret and Kate Way said although they came from the bluest city in the bluest state, educators in Ohio welcomed them once they realized their true motivations came from curiosity and not an attempt to degrade the schools for the decisions they made.
A proposal that provides for firearm safety and accident prevention training for elementary students is winging its way to the state Senate after flying through the House in a 93-3 vote this week.
In part III of this article series, we’ll look at how planning and practice pair together to entwine parenting and concealed carry into a safe and responsible package.
The debate over gun rights vs. gun control often gets mired in a battle of statistics, but a good story that plays on the emotions or an appeal to our basic values will sway far more than will spreadsheets.