Tragedies like this are why we need background checks on ALL gun sales to keep women and kids safe! #ProtectAllWomen
#ProtectAllWomen RT @MotherJones: Yet Another Man With a Gun Just Murdered His Wife and Children
Sheriff Schmaling urges the Committee to expand background checks on ALL gun sales. #ProtectAllWomen #FinishTheJob
RT @sfclem: "I am a law enforcement officer & a conservative Republican, and I am here to ask you to pass these pieces of legislation." #Pr
RT @julia_drost: Boyfriends or ex-boyfriends now commit more #violenceagainstwomen than husbands. But law doesn't cover this. #protectallwo
In states with background checks on ALL gun sales, 38% fewer women are killed by domestic abusers. #ProtectAllWomen #FinishTheJob
“Please let her story be told. Please don’t let her death be for nothing.” Powerful testimony on domestic violence #ProtectAllWomen
“Zina’s story shows the need for universal background checks.” #ProtectAllWomen #FinishTheJob
RT @CSGV: The terrible story of survivor Elvin Daniel, survivor speaking at today's @SenateJudiciary hearing. #prote
RT @JewishWomenIntl: Someone could be considered to dangerous to own a home or car, or see their children but still be allowed to possess a…


Parents ask all sorts of health and safety questions before their children play at the home of a friend, neighbor or relative. They ask about pets in the house, discuss allergies and Internet access, and ask questions about supervision. Yet there is one important question that more than half of parents say never even occurred to them to ask: “Is there an unlocked gun where my child plays?”

In America 1 out of 3 homes with kids have guns and nearly 1.7 million children live in a home with an unlocked, loaded gun. Talking to children about the dangers of firearms is not enough. Children are naturally curious. If a gun is accessible in someone’s home, there is a good chance a child will find it and play with it. Countless tragedies have occurred when kids found guns that parents thought were well hidden or safely stored.

Asking this simple question is an important step every parent can take to help keep their child safe, and possibly save their child’s life. 

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