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Study: Many Veterans Don’t Properly Store Guns
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://constitutionnetwork.com

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ONE-THIRD OF U.S. military veterans who own firearms keeps at least one of their guns unlocked and loaded with ammunition – a storage practice widely viewed as unsafe. Researchers studied 3,949 people, of whom, 561 were veterans who owned guns. Approximately 33.3 percent of gun owners who were veterans stored at least one of their guns loaded and unlocked. About 22.5 percent stored all of their firearms unloaded and locked. Sixty-six percent stored at least one of their guns unlocked and 46.7 percent stored at least one gun loaded, according to the survey.
 

Comment by: PHORTO (8/28/2018)
"ONE-THIRD OF U.S. military veterans who own firearms keeps at least one of their guns unlocked and loaded with ammunition – a storage practice widely viewed as unsafe."

Widely viewed as unsafe by people who know nothing about a) firearms or b) self-defense or c) situational awareness.

I'm sick of these know-nothings spouting inane opinions as if they should be taken as authoritative.

As the SCOTUS noted in striking down Washintgon's ban on handguns in the home (D.C. v. Heller), a firearm stored in the home locked up and unloaded is useless for its core purpose - self-defense.

These ninnies need to keep their mouths SHUT.
 

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