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Be careful when giving guns as gifts

December 11, 2009
By Kenneth Cobb

I, like my dad and his father before him, have been around guns all my life. From the time I was old enough to understand that mom and dad's word was absolute, I was taught that real guns were not toys and not for little children. We did not have any handguns in the house when I was growing up, but we did have some rifles. Dad kept one loaded for home protection, and I was sternly told never to go near them. If I had, the punishment would have been severe.

 
 

 

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