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Old March 27, 2014, 11:42 AM   #61
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Originally Posted by Skadoosh
Surely you can understand that the risk of a home invasion is far outweighed by what could happen if my curious 5-year old gained uncontrolled access to my firearms.
That's why I carry the gun on my body instead of stashing guns around my house. There is zero chance of my child taking my firearm from me while it's holstered on my body, whereas there's a chance they'll find it if I stash it somewhere in my house.

I'm really at a loss here. How in the world is your 5-year-old going to gain "uncontrolled access to your firearm" when it's holstered on your body? Is your child going to wrestle it away from you? And at that point how is the child "uncontrolled"? Are you then going to sit back and just watch your child play with your gun? I simply don't understand your logic here.

Guns stashed around the house can be found. And kids are smart; given enough time (and tips from the internet) they could manage to get into many of the small gun safes on the market. These are some of the reasons I carry my primary home-defense gun on my body; I don't want children to be able to gain uncontrolled access to my firearm.
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