The Hard Facts
It is estimated that about one third of households with childrens ages 17 and under have a gun in the home.
- Store firearms in a locked location, unloaded, out of the reach and sight of children.
- Store ammunition in a separate locked location, out of the reach and sight of children.
- Keep the keys and combinations hidden.
- When a gun is not in its lock box, keep it in your line of sight.
- Make sure all firearms are equipped with effective, child-resistant gun locks.