gun safety

  1. Celebrity Gossip

    Watch celebs speak out against gun violence in new PSA video

    The anti-gun violence organization, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, has just released a new video for its "Demand A Plan Now" campaign....
  2. K-12

    Here's why I let my child play with guns

    Letting your kids play with toy guys likely won't turn them into killers. But leaving out the truth about guns could be fatal.
  3. Living

    Instructor shot by 9-year-old girl in tragic gun accident (VIDEO)

    This is heartbreaking. A 39-year-old instructor, teaching a 9-year-old girl how to fire an Uzi, was accidentally shot and killed...
  4. School & Education

    Don't mess with Texas: Teachers now allowed to carry guns

    The Argyle Independent School District of Texas has put criminals on notice: Try to hurt our students and you may not make it out...
  5. Parenting

    7-year-old shot by his own grandmother in the middle of the night

    This 63-year-old grandmother, Linda Maddox, took a lot of precautions at night. She kept a chair pushed up against her bedroom door,...
  6. Living

    Man accidentally shoots himself while posing for selfie with a gun

    While reportedly drinking with friends in Mexico City, 21-year-old Oscar Otero Aguilar got a cool idea for a Facebook selfie.
  7. Parenting

    Bizarre picture book teaches kids about open carry gun laws (VIDEO)

    Wondering how to explain to your kids that you go about your daily life with a handgun? Never fear. My Parents Open Carry has...
  8. Living

    NRA video argues for mandatory guns for school kids

    NRA News commentator and self-proclaimed "thinker" Billy Johnson wants you to look at U.S. gun policy in a different way. A very...
  9. Living

    VIDEO: Using sex toys and kids to promote gun safety?

    A clever ad by gun safety advocacy group Evolve reminds us that if kids find it, they'll play with it. That goes for sex toys and,...
  10. K-12

    This simple question could save your child's life

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    Forgiveness is powerful. But here's how one simple question can prevent a senseless tragedy from occurring in the first place.
  11. K-12

    Fifth grader suspended for pointing a finger gun

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    Guns in the school are a no-no — but what about finger guns? A 10-year-old boy was suspended for brandishing such a weapon...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Glee draws ire, applause for "gun in school" episode

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    The episode of Glee titled, “Shooting Star,” pulled off a trifecta of controversy: A gun in school; brought by a student...
  13. School & Education

    Packing heat on the playground: Teachers with guns

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    Any discussion involving firearms is bound to get heated. Whether you are a gun owner or a gun control advocate, recent media...
  14. K-12

    Toy guns: Harmless fun or mixed messages?

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    Is it OK for kids to play with toy guns? We chat with experts — and parents — on whether the presence of toy...
  15. K-12

    Teaching kids about guns

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    Firearms and gun ownership are controversial topics on which everyone has opinions. Following record Black Friday gun sales and the...
  16. K-12

    Kids left alone at home shoot a gun

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    Two boys, aged 8 and 10, were left alone in a home with a loaded gun. What happened next raises all sorts of questions, from how can...
  17. Parenting

    Do you ask other parents if they have guns in their home?

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    Imagine this: Your child has a playdate with a new friend from class. You don't know the parents or maybe you just know them from...
  18. K-12

    Kids and gun safety

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    If you keep guns in the home, you need to have a plan on how to keep them safe -- and you also need to teach your children how to...