14 Moms on Why They Are Totally Cool With Owning a Gun

People of all walks of life choose to own guns, even if it doesn't seem to make sense to others. Some may ask why a mother would want to keep firearms under the same roof as her children. Aren't kids and guns a bad mix?

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It may sound scary if your biggest exposure to guns is action movies and horrific news stories, but many believe that owning a gun --handled safely and properly -- is no more dangerous than owning kitchen knives. Plus, it can be really empowering, both as a woman and as a parent, to know that you have the means to protect yourself if the need should arise.

Here are 14 moms on why safe gun ownership is right for them and their families.

 

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