Kids and gun safety - new essay at The Washington Post

Talking about guns and kids is a highly-charged topic. Now that I'm a parent, I see firearms in a different light than I did growing up, or even after I became a grownup before I had my son. There are people on one side who believe guns have no place in any household, and there are people on the other who believe very strongly in their Second Amendment rights. 

We can't solve that argument any time soon. In the meantime, we have to find ways to keep our kids safe; we teach them how to Stop, Drop, and Roll in case of fire... what are we teaching them to do if they see a gun?

I spoke with several experts and parents on the subject for my latest article at The Washington Post. Read it here


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