While legal gun ownership is a right protected by the 2nd Amendment, it still comes with a genuine degree of risk and responsibility. Each year, 500 people die from unintentional firearm injuries. Americans are four times more likely to die from an accidental gun injury than in any other high-income country.
While protecting yourself and your loved ones is a great idea, there are many unintended consequences when it comes to owning a firearm. According to one analysis, 23% of unintended gun deaths are reported as accidents. Additionally, 37% of nonfatal firearm injuries are unintentional, and 2% of gun deaths are unintentional.
As some cities are now making it a requirement to purchase gun liability insurance for your registered firearm, should you consider getting the insurance for yourself?
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