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ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT A SHOOTING CLUB ON RIO DE JANEIRO’S OUTSKIRTS, 58-YEAR-OLD COURT OFFICER MÁRCIO MONTEIRO TAKES AIM AT A PAPER TARGET. HE AND FOUR OTHERS HAVE JUST LEARNED HOW TO LOAD AND FIRE A .38-CALIBER REVOLVER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF A SHOOTING SAFETY AND BASICS CLASS, A REQUIREMENT IN BRAZIL BEFORE PURCHASING A GUN. SEE STORY.IN A 2/14/19 ARTICLE BY JULIA MANCHESTER POSTED ON THE HILL.COM, THE REPORTER SAYS THAT "THE GIFFORDS LAW CENTER, A GUN CONTROL ADVOCACY GROUP, FOUND IN A POLL ONE MONTH AFTER THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LAST YEAR THAT 69 PERCENT OF NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS EXPRESSED SUPPORT" FOR GUN CONTROL. THE NRA SAYS, WE CALL BS.A PAIR OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS IS ASKING THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION TO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO POTENTIAL TIES TO RUSSIA, INCLUDING ON THE GUN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION'S FINANCES, A 2015 TRIP TO MOSCOW ATTENDED BY NRA BACKERS AND WHETHER NRA OFFICIALS COMMUNICATED WITH RUSSIAN-LINKED INDIVIDUALS ABOUT ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE IT WRONGLY ISSUED A GUN LICENSE TO AURORA SHOOTER. IN A DETAILED STATEMENT THE AGENCY ALSO SUGGESTED THAT THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT MAY HAVE FAILED TO DO ITS PART TO ENSURE THE MAN NO LONGER OWNED A WEAPON.MASSACHUSETTS' RED FLAG GUN LAW: SAVING LIVES OR THREATENING CIVIL RIGHTS? JIM WALLACE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GUN OWNERS' GROUP AFFILIATED WITH THE NRA.  HE BELIEVES THE LAW IS FLAWED BECAUSE IT DOESN'T PROVIDE ANY MENTAL HEALTH CARE OR WELLBEING CHECKS FOR PEOPLE AFTER THEIR WEAPONS ARE CONFISCATED. 

Gun Safety Archive

PA – Gun Safety – Kindergarten student brings loaded gun to elementary school, officials say (VIDEO)

WPXI-TV reports that the weapon wasn’t found until after school, when another student told a bus driver that someone had a gun.

NE – GUN SAFETY – Choosing that first rifle for a young shooter

I get this question several times a year, “When should you begin to let your child shoot a rifle?” 

UT – GUN SAFETY – Her stray bullet killed a passing teen. Now she’ll teach gun safety, Utah judge rules

Firing at targets pinned to cardboard boxes in the Utah woods with her family that September day, Kayleen Richins didn’t realize a road ran behind their impromptu shooting range. 

FL – GUN SAFETY – These devices can help you safely store your gun (VIDEO)

The following items are just a small example of some of the items you can use to safely store your gun. 

NY – GUN SAFETY – 13 injured in NY hunting accidents involving guns in 2018

State officials say 13 people were injured last year in hunting accidents involving guns. Three of them died.

NAT’L – GUN SAFETY – An Immigrant Entrepreneur Designed A Biometric Gun Lock To Save Lives. Now, Can He Grow A Company?

And, he’d finally made his first big sale. The big outdoor chain, Cabela’s, was waiting for the biometric locks. They fit over the trigger of different handguns, detaching automatically when a gun’s owner picks up a gun. 

FL – GUN SAFETY – DeSantis weighs in on school safety after report

With a state commission saying classroom teachers should be allowed to be armed “guardians,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday backed the possibility of more school employees being able to carry guns — while also calling for other steps to avoid mass shootings. 

KS – GUN  SAFETY – “Kids have to be trained,” gun expert talks safety after accidental shooting (VIDEO)

After a nine-year-old was killed during an accidental shooting, police are urging gun owners to educate those in households where guns are stored. A local gun safety expert said training is key. 

NAT’L – GUN SAFETY – Replica gun, real death

It’s a story that is heard too often — and unnecessarily — in this country: Police in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe, Arizona, say a burglary suspect shot to death by an officer Tuesday was a 14-year-old boy carrying a replica gun. 

IA – GUN SAFETY – Gun Safety Courses Will Be Mandatory For Some Iowa Middle School Students (VIDEO)

In this rural community, which has a population of roughly 1,400, school leaders say it’s not uncommon for kids to encounter guns at a young age with popular activities such as fishing and hunting. 

WI – GUN SAFETY – A Firearm That Sends A Text If It’s Moved: Innovators Pitch Law Enforcement On The Latest Smart Guns

People on both sides of the gun control debate can at least agree safer guns are a good thing — can’t they? 

CT – GUN SAFETY – NSSF, Project ChildSafe Celebrate 20 Years of Leading the Way on Genuine Firearms Safety

Community-led effort focuses on preventing firearms accidents, thefts and misuse 

LAS VEGAS – As Project ChildSafe, the nationwide firearms safety education program of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, it’s stepping up efforts with the shooting sports industry to remind gun owners of their important role as leaders in genuine firearms safety.

“Nearly 9,000 retailers, gun ranges, makers of accessories and conservation groups, along with…

GA – Gun Safety – Gun slips through middle school metal detector

Deputies say a student managed to get loaded gun into Burke County Middle, a school that actually uses metal detectors. They’ve had metal detectors there for more than 20 years. 

Nat’l – Gun Safety – Everyone’s Favorite Gun Control Zealot Attempts to Spin the Firearm Industry’s Progress on Accidental Shooting Deaths

Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts is no stranger at spinning the facts in order to push her agenda of disarming law-abiding Americans. And she’s at it again. 

Nat’l – Gun Safety – Accidental Gun Deaths Halved in 2 Decades Despite Increased Gun Sales

Far fewer Americans fall victim to firearm accidents than some two decades ago, even though people own more guns, according to new data. 

MN – Gun Safety – Gun shop owner: Give the gift of education, too. (VIDEO)

Here are a few things you should know before you put a firearm under the tree this year.

ID – Gun Safety – Schools are front lines in teaching kids gun safety

if you want to address gun safety in this region, allow guns in schools and literally get them in the hands of children. At issue here is educating kids about firearms to put facts into their heads that otherwise will be filled with fears. 

TN – Gun Safety – Law enforcement warns public about buying air guns as gifts for kids

The holiday season is upon us, and police are warning people about buying fake or replica guns for young loved ones as a gift. 

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BREAKING :
ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT A SHOOTING CLUB ON RIO DE JANEIRO’S OUTSKIRTS, 58-YEAR-OLD COURT OFFICER MÁRCIO MONTEIRO TAKES AIM AT A PAPER TARGET. HE AND FOUR OTHERS HAVE JUST LEARNED HOW TO LOAD AND FIRE A .38-CALIBER REVOLVER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF A SHOOTING SAFETY AND BASICS CLASS, A REQUIREMENT IN BRAZIL BEFORE PURCHASING A GUN. SEE STORY.IN A 2/14/19 ARTICLE BY JULIA MANCHESTER POSTED ON THE HILL.COM, THE REPORTER SAYS THAT "THE GIFFORDS LAW CENTER, A GUN CONTROL ADVOCACY GROUP, FOUND IN A POLL ONE MONTH AFTER THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LAST YEAR THAT 69 PERCENT OF NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS EXPRESSED SUPPORT" FOR GUN CONTROL. THE NRA SAYS, WE CALL BS.A PAIR OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS IS ASKING THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION TO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO POTENTIAL TIES TO RUSSIA, INCLUDING ON THE GUN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION'S FINANCES, A 2015 TRIP TO MOSCOW ATTENDED BY NRA BACKERS AND WHETHER NRA OFFICIALS COMMUNICATED WITH RUSSIAN-LINKED INDIVIDUALS ABOUT ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE IT WRONGLY ISSUED A GUN LICENSE TO AURORA SHOOTER. IN A DETAILED STATEMENT THE AGENCY ALSO SUGGESTED THAT THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT MAY HAVE FAILED TO DO ITS PART TO ENSURE THE MAN NO LONGER OWNED A WEAPON.MASSACHUSETTS' RED FLAG GUN LAW: SAVING LIVES OR THREATENING CIVIL RIGHTS? JIM WALLACE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GUN OWNERS' GROUP AFFILIATED WITH THE NRA.  HE BELIEVES THE LAW IS FLAWED BECAUSE IT DOESN'T PROVIDE ANY MENTAL HEALTH CARE OR WELLBEING CHECKS FOR PEOPLE AFTER THEIR WEAPONS ARE CONFISCATED.