Monday, July 29, 2013

Responsible Journalism...

Talks On Safety.
 A MAN with a piece of a hand was once asked," How did it happen?" and he replied, "I was fooling with a gun that wasn't loaded."
   Careless handling of firearms and assuming that a gun is not loaded are the two chief causes of accidents with firearms.
   Firearms should always be kept in a locked drawer or closet out of reach of children.
   Young boys should never be allowed to use firearms unless an older person is with them.
   In handling or cleaning a gun in your home, you should take no chances--you should absolutely know that it is not loaded.
[El Paso Herald, El Paso, Texas, Friday Evening, March 21, 1919. HOME EDITION, Pg. 8]

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