So with all the mass shootings going on recently you’d think there’d be an even greater emphasis on gun safety by gun owners. You’d think with all the attention and criticism heading their way by the non-gun-owning population that they’d be doing what they can to not give any more ammunition (pun not intended) to the opposition. You’d think…ah, never mind. People just don’t think at all any more.
So, sad bit of news out of Burkesville, KY. Evidently a 5-year old was playing with his rifle while his mother was out dumping grease into the yard. The 5-year old didn’t realize that there was still one in the chamber and BAM, his 2-year old sister is dead.
As tragic as this is, the folks around Burkesville are defending the parents for giving their 5-year old a rifle. Continue reading »