In this day when you would hear about a lot of crimes being committed to just about anyone anywhere, when you watch the evening news telecast or read the papers, you would probably see no reason why a lot of people are considering buying guns and other weapons to keep themselves and their families protected in their homes. Crimes like robbery, kidnapping and petty theft are now very rampant everywhere that you cannot probably blame people from trying to arm themselves for their own protection.
I really do not see anything wrong about taking drastic measures such as purchasing fire arms and keeping them handy whether you are at home or during travel. If one can afford to buy it and will be responsible enough to care for it, then, by all means, I see no reason why one cannot get a gun from a gun shop. But personally, even if I can afford and I have enough guts to learn to fire one, I’d rather not. It was, after all, an instrument of violence, and many have faltered in its presence. However, it is just me, though. I am sure a lot of you won’t exactly agree, but if ever you decide to buy a gun, I do hope you follow the following safety measures:
- Make sure to keep your gun in a place that no little children can find it. It will prove ideal to get a gun safe specifically for this purpose
- Remember to remove the bullets from your gun and that the safety catch are in place when storing your gun
- Make sure you purchase only from authorized dealers and secure all the necessary permits and clearances for your gun
- Keep abreast of current national and local government policies on gun owning to be sure that you are not violating any laws as you purchase a gun of your own
More than anything responsible gun ownership is the key to prevent accidents and incidents related to guns happening from our homes and workplaces.
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