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originally posted by: SKEPTEK
This is the fault of who ever is raising this child.
First off, for having a firearm where a child has access to it.
Second off, for not educating the child about the dangers of the firearm they had in the house.
originally posted by: TinySickTears
originally posted by: SlapMonkey
a reply to: SaturnFX
Actually, most uses of firearms do NOT result in the death of the individual...hell, most shots miss the intended target altogether.
So let's arm teachers and put more guns out there. What could possibly go wrong?
originally posted by: Deluxe
a reply to: face23785
My nieces and nephews grew up in rural Iowa. They learned gun safety in school at age 11. Lots of hunters out there.
My father taught me gun safety at a young age with a BB gun. I used to shoot cans in the backyard. Jesus if i did that now in my neighborhood i'd probably be arrested.
He also had shotguns and rifles in his closet but I knew better than to ever touch those. The bullets were locked away but I still had a healthy respect and fear of what guns could do. They were not to be played with aside from the BB gun
I agree with you that firearm training is important and the person who owned that gun should be charged.