Gun advocates would have you believe that there's no risk when the guns are in the hands of sane experts. But accidents happen, and an accident with a gun is not like an accident with a baseball bat.
Note, all these events happened yesterday...
MEDINA, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities say an accidental shooting at an Ohio gun show has left one man wounded.
Police in Medina (meh-DEYE'-nuh) say a gun dealer was checking out a semi-automatic handgun he'd bought Saturday when he accidentally pulled the trigger.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Officials say three people were wounded when gunfire erupted at a gun show at the North Carolina state fairgrounds.[..]
State agriculture department spokesman Brian Long says a 12-gauge shotgun discharged while its owner unzipped its case for a law enforcement officer to check it at a security entrance.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Police say a 54-year-old Indianapolis man was injured when he accidentally shot himself while leaving a gun show.
Indiana State Police say Emory L. Cozee was loading his .45 caliber semi-automatic when he shot himself in the hand Saturday afternoon as he was leaving the Indy 1500 Gun and Knife show at the state fairgrounds.
The blind, unfounded fear that all guns will be banned has led to a frenzy of buying. Again, simple statistics say that the more guns being handled, the more gun-related injuries will occur. I'm not sure what more proof people really need to understand how dangerous these things are and the fact that statistics don't lie.
If you hold a gun there's a chance that someone can get hurt with it, no matter how expert the holder is. Less bullets, less change of being hurt. It's really that simple.