# Gun safety
Tragic Shooting in Houston: Three-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Four-Year-Old Sister
Photo by(Harris County Sheriff's Office/Facebook) On a heartbreaking Sunday night in Houston, Texas, a three-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her four-year-old sister. The incident occurred at an apartment on Bammel North Houston Road near Tomball Parkway, where the girls and their parents were spending time with five other adults, all family, and friends.
Massachusetts Democrats want major moves on gun safety in 2023
Massachusetts Democrats plan to use the 2023 legislative session to further gun control legislation in the state. The Democrats hold a majority in both the state House and the state Senate. Along with recently elected Democratic Gov. Maura Healey, state legislators and activists have high hopes for a major gun safety package.
Advocacy Group Calls on Legislature to Focus on Gun Safety
Southern Christian Coalition says pending legislation puts Tennesseans at risk of increased gun violence. Tennessee-based Christian advocacy group Southern Christian Coalition today called on Tennessee lawmakers to focus on gun safety and reducing gun violence rather than on advancing laws the group says will make Tennessee less safe.
11year old boy playing with a gun shoots himself in the head at West Side, police
The shooting happened just after 9 a.m. Friday at The Terraces at Haven for Hope in the 700 block of N. San Marcos, near Ruiz Street. The boy was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, a San Antonio Fire Department spokesman said, but he was breathing and communicating at the time. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said the boy was playing with four of his friends, and his parents were also inside the home.
Many gun owners keep at least one gun unlocked in case of emergency
According to a recent press release, a Rutgers University study shows that the majority of gun owners keep at least one firearm unlocked. Some of these owners see gun locks as an unnecessary obstacle keeping them from quickly accessing their guns in an emergency. The study shows that when owners do lock their guns, most prefer to use gun safes.
Gun Safety Activists Descend on Austin, Demand Change
Hundreds of gun safety advocates gathered at the Texas state Capitol Tuesday to push for gun violence prevention laws aimed at curbing the escalating shooting deaths and violence in Texas.
Talking with firearm retailers about gun locks can increase their use
A Rutgers University study found that gun owners who were told about cable locks while buying a gun were more than twice as likely to use them compared to those who weren't told about the devices.
Record number of guns intercepted at DEN, nationwide airports
Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Dec. 27, 2022. (Denver, Colo.) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers intercepted a record number of firearms at the nation’s airports in 2022, including airport security at Denver International Airport in 2022.
Best Plant Shop in Jersey City Advocates for Gun Safety
The sisters behind PLNTD, and backing gun safety in JC.Photo byPLNTD. Voted amongst the top plant shops in Jersey City, PLNTD is not only being recognized for its greenery but their advocacy for EveryTown For Gun Safety.
Bay Area Moms Pitch Gun Safety To Clear Lake Fall Festival Attendees
Houston, TX – Nothing says family like Halloween and autumn festivals, and Bay Area moms joined the Clear Lake City Community’s fall/monster bash Saturday to pass out candy to costumed tots and tykes – and to raise awareness about protecting families from gun violence.
Tennessee Voter Project Calls for Gun Safety Measures
Group advocates for change amid violent episodes in Memphis. The nonprofit Tennessee Voter Project - a group designed to focus on voter turnout and election integrity - is speaking out on recent acts of violence in Memphis. The group is calling for specific measures to address gun violence, including restoring some common-sense gun safety provisions to state law.
Forsyth County advocacy group teaching adults how to keep kids safe around guns
(Forsyth County, GA) A gun safety advocacy group wants Forsyth County residents to ‘be smart’ when it comes to firearms and children. That’s why it is holding a gun safety presentation on Tuesday, August 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the City of Cumming Police Department.
Gun safety: local church gives away free gun safes
Recently, the United Church of Christ gave away gun safes. The event took place in Longmont’s Public Safety Department parking lot. Where residents lined up to receive a free gun safe. The church’s efforts to promote safe gun storage were a partnership with Out Boulder County, the Longmont Public Safety Department, and the Longmont Community Foundation. Thank you to all.
O'Rourke says, "We can protect the Second Amendment while protecting Texans from gun violence".
This week's most notable shooting incident thus far in Texas was on Monday when a woman with a long history of having, "previously faced charges including arson, robbery, criminal trespass and false reporting — all filed in cities across North Texas over the past several years", was shot by police after she pulled out a gun at the Dallas Love Field airport, aimed it toward the ceiling and fired several times, Dallas police said. No one else was injured.
Opinion: Biden's Gun Safety Law
At a White House event on July 11th, President Joe Biden hosted survivors and families of casualties of mass shootings, highlighting the new Bipartisan Safer Communities Act that points towards preventing such mass shootings.
2 Survivors of School Shooting Amongst Those Protesting for Gun Safety Outside City Hall
Left to right: Riley Chilvers, Cate Hindman, and a member of March for Our Lives.Credit: author. Crowds of people showed up on Saturday, June 11, 2022, to protest outside City Hall for more gun safety in the wake of the mass shootings at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. The event was organized by March for Our Lives, a gun-reform group founded by student survivors of the 2018 high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, which killed 17 people.
Let's Check out Insight Virtual Ballistics
I tried out Insight Virtual Ballistics in West Midtown Atlanta. This would be a perfect place to take Dad for Father's Day.
Insight: A Virtual Ballistics Experience
Insight Virtual BallisticsInstagram.com/ServingLooksATL. I tried out Insight Virtual Ballistics in West Midtown Atlanta. They are located across from Top Golf and provide virtual shooting simulations without the live ammunition. I loved the quotes from floor to wall as soon as you walk in with my favorite being: "The loudest one in the room is the weakest in the room"