In Virginia, nearly 45% of households have at least 1 gun.1 For those individuals who choose to own guns, safe storage is essential to ensure children do not have access to weapons that could be used to unintentionally cause serious injury or death. It’s not about owning guns. It’s about being responsible for safe gun storage for those who care for children to ensure they never have access to potentially dangerous weapons.
Here are just three of the ways you can get involved!
Sample Social Media Posts to Share
Firearms are the first leading cause of death among children and teens in Virginia. If you own it, keep it LOCKED, UNLOADED, and stored OUT OF CHILDREN’S REACH.
No child in child care should have access to a gun. We know you care. Keep it LOCKED, UNLOADED, and stored OUT OF CHILDREN’S REACH. It’s the law!
Parents and child care providers can work together to ensure children never gain access to a firearm. If you own a gun, always keep it LOCKED, UNLOADED, and stored OUT OF CHILDREN’S REACH.