There is no attempt at the national level to require adults to store their guns in a safe place away from children. But many advocates of both gun rights and gun control support proposals that would give tax breaks to gun owners who buy a safety-deposit box for their guns. Besides making it difficult for children to get the guns, supporters say it would also make it difficult for criminals to steal guns from homes.I don't know of any gun rights supporters who would advocate any such thing. I also have never heard of a bank that would allow anyone to store a gun in their safety deposit box. (Okay, I've had a safety deposit box at only two different banks, so my experience is limited). Or does this writer just not know the difference between a safety deposit box and a gun safe?
Thursday, January 26, 2006
I don't think so
This article at ABC News about keeping kids safe from "gun accidents" caught my eye, especially this paragraph: