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Lock Up Your Damned Guns, People!

I spend most of my time with one foot firmly planted in the gun culture and the other in EMS.

Those two worlds are not supposed to collide.

I run my share of shootings, but those don’t involve the gun culture. They’re the thug culture, and there is a difference.

I’m not telling you every gun should be in a safe or have a trigger lock installed. Such things render a defensive weapon useless.

But if it’s your defensive handgun, its place is on your damned hip or out of the reach of toddlers.

It is not supposed to be on the fucking coffee table, unsecured.

No one died… this time. But a toddler is in the hospital right now, and a family still has the emotional and legal fallout to come.

Lock up your damned guns, people!