A PROGRAM OF THE NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION

Project ChildSafe Hits Major Milestone with 1,000 Supporter Organizations

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation, trade association for the firearms industry, announces that 1,000 manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, ranges, hunter safety instructors and conservation groups have joined with NSSF to promote Project ChildSafe, the industry’s national program to encourage responsible firearms ownership and provide safety materials to all gun owners.

Farmington Daily Times: Gun ownership carries serious responsibility

Too often, reporters find themselves covering the same sad, senseless story. While the location and people change, many of the details are strikingly similar.

Here's the gist: A young child somehow gets his or her hands on a loaded gun when an adult isn't paying proper attention. The child accidentally discharges the weapon. Someone, usually a family member and often a sibling, is injured or worse, killed.