Gun ownership is a right that carries a heavy responsibility. The fact is guns are made to injure and kill. Whether they’re intended for hunting, self-protection or law enforcement, guns carry a risk of accidental or misdirected discharge, often with unintended or tragic results. However, using proper precautions when handling and storing firearms can help gun owners exercise their right to gun ownership safely and responsibly. Learners who successfully complete this course will receive information about the hazards of gun ownership and recommended safety practices.