Safe Gun Storage

Safely Storing Firearms is the Duty of Every Gun Owner

Gun safety isn’t just knowing how to handle a gun properly, it’s also about keeping it from getting into the wrong hands. Whether you keep a gun in your car, home or somewhere else, safely storing it 24/7 is a must in order to protect our children, prevent avoidable injury, and keep our weapons out of the hands of criminals. Together, we can keep our fellow Texans safe!

It’s easy to follow the 1,2,3’s of safe gun storage:

Store Firearms

Store guns unloaded and secured using a trigger lock, biometric lock, gun case, strong box, gun cabinet or gun safe.

Store Ammunition

Store and lock ammunition safely.

Restrict Access

Keep others from getting access to stored firearms 24/7. That includes family, friends, children or other visitors.

Safe Gun Storage

Protecting all Texans means knowing how to stop weapons from reaching the wrong hands. No matter where you keep your gun, it needs to be stored safely when you’re finished using it. There are many choices when it comes to safe gun storage. It all depends on the type of firearm, your living situation, and cost. 

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