Anti-gun groups want to defund child-safety initiative

Anti-gun groups want to defund child-safety initiative
(Image: AP, Seth Wenig via Breitbart)

The Newtown Action Alliance and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence are working to strip government funding from Project Childsafe, a safety initiative dedicated to making sure that gun owners do everything they can to prevent firearm accidents and keep guns out of the wrong hands.

For the first time since 2008, Project Childsafe received a Justice Department grant, worth $2.4 million, to help it continue its mission of “promoting firearms safety among firearms owners through the distribution of safety education messages and free firearm safety kits.”

The program, which is headed up by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, has since come under fire from anti-2nd Amendment groups because it promotes firearm safety and responsibility rather than unconstitutional gun bans.

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