Shannon Watts @shannonrwatts Founder of @MomsDemand, grassroots army of @Everytown. The @NRA’s worst nightmare. Author of “Fight Like A Mother.” IG: instagram.com/shannonrwatts May. 21, 2019 1 min read

4.5M kids in the US around unsecured guns, yet the @NRA opposes ALL laws holding gun owners accountable when people are injured due to negligence: "The NRA opposes these laws because they are unnecessary, ineffective and endanger law-abiding gun owners."

 https://www.tennessean.com/story/opinion/editorials/2017/09/20/child-access-prevention-laws-unnecessary/686319001/ 

In fact, the @NRA is actually suing the city of Seattle for a new law that would fine gun owners for not responsibly storing their firearms, including a fine up to $10,000 if someone uses their negligently stored firearm to commit a crime. Seems fair, no?

 https://www.foxnews.com/politics/seattle-gun-storage-law-eminently-reasonable-judge-says-in-tossing-nra-gun-groups-lawsuit 

But the @NRA's opposition to safe storage laws isn't surprising - it supports their message that everyone needs an expensive arsenal at the ready at all times to shoot fellow Americans - even if it means storing loaded guns in your kids' rooms.  https://thinkprogress.org/nra-tells-parents-to-keep-guns-in-kids-rooms-for-safety-94c682543ed8/ 


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