Shannon Watts @shannonrwatts Founder of @MomsDemand, grassroots army of @Everytown. The @NRA’s worst nightmare. Author of “Fight Like A Mother.” IG: Apr. 11, 2019 1 min read

Stop with the “Don’t punish the gun owning parents, they’ve suffered enough” comments. That’s the culture that enabled drunk driving deaths for decades. Until we hold gun owners accountable for negligence, these deaths will continue.

Over 4.5M American children live in homes with unsecured guns. Only 28 states require gun owners to responsibly store their guns - and even in those states, breaking the law is usually a misdemeanor punishable by a $400 fine. The @NRA opposes child access prevention (CAP) laws.

America: Where leaving your dog in a hot car results in criminal charges, but leaving a loaded gun in your car that kills your child doesn’t. 

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