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Safe Storage

From gun locks to biometric gun safes, there’s a wide variety of safe storage options available for gun owners. Find a storage option that suits your lifestyle, priorities and environment.

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Firearms Kept for Home Security

The choice to keep a firearm in your home for sporting purposes, a collection or self-protection is a serious responsibility. Gun owners must be committed to obtaining the appropriate training and having a clear understanding of safe handling and storage rules to achieve the intended personal safety benefits.

Before choosing a firearm for home security, ask yourself these questions:

Cable-Style Gun Locks

Cable-style locks, like those in the Project ChildSafe Safety Kit, should be used in addition to — not  as a substitute for — safe firearms handling and storage methods. The lock is intended to discourage unauthorized access to a firearm, particularly by young children, but should not be considered a high-security device.