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Project ChildSafe: Ten Tips for Firearm Safety in Your Home

In 1998, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) launched Project ChildSafe, a nationwide initiative to provide firearm safety education and responsibility to all gun owners. Its website offers information, including tools and tips for firearm safety and storage.


Sponsored by the NSSF and Project ChildSafe

“Women’s Outdoor News” and some members of Team WON bring you a video highlighting Project ChildSafe’s 10 tips for firearm safety in your home. 

Firearm Safety in Your Home

At “Women’s Outdoor News” (The WON) we believe strongly in the mission of the NSSF. We’ve highlighted many of its powerful firearm safety programs in previous  articles.

Tips for Firearm Safety

Think You Know Firearms Safety? Project ChildSafe Can Help!

Morgan Rogue takes us through Project ChildSafe’s website and shows us how to find helpful information on firearms safety.

Firearms & Preparing your Home for a Baby

Are you expecting your first child? Ali Juten offers suggestions to ensure your firearms are safely secured in your home. 

Firearm Conversations to Have Before a Kid’s Play Date

Before your child leaves the nest for her first playdate, you may want to have a firearm conversation with her friend’s parent or parents. Ali Juten suggests ideas to ease your mind and to begin the discussion. 

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Books About Firearm Safety for Kids

Looking for a way to teach your kids about guns? Morgan Rogue recommends a list of books about firearms safety for kids.

“Since 1999, more than 15,000 law enforcement agencies have partnered with the program to distribute more than 37 million firearm safety kits to gun owners in all 50 states and five U.S. territories.”

Understanding Youth Mental Health and Teen Suicide

Did you know the rate of suicide among teens is increasing? I wrote and created a video for this post that highlights a parent’s guide for understanding youth mental health. 

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The Many Reasons to Obtain Project ChildSafe’s Free Gun Locks

In this post, Becky Yackley walks us through obtaining free gun locks from Project ChildSafe at a location near you.

Own it? Respect it. Secure it

Project ChildSafe’s “Own It? Respect It. Secure It.” initiative is an industry-wide commitment. Its goal is to raise the public’s awareness of firearms safety and responsibility, as well as to encourage firearms owners to embrace the importance of proper storage.

  • About Michelle Cerino

    Michelle Cerino, aka Princess Gunslinger, entered the firearms industry in 2011 when Cerino Training Group was established. She immediately began competing in both 3-Gun and NRA Action Pistol, becoming a sponsored shooter. Michelle is currently a columnist and Managing Editor of Women’s Outdoor News, as well as owner of Pervenio LLC. She also manages social media for Vera Koo and GTM Original. Michelle encourages others to step out of the comforts of home and explore.