Yep. Heidi Yewman has surrendered her firearm, or as she liked to call it…”weapon”. Don’t know who Ms Yewman is? She is an anti-gun activist who chronicled “My Month with a Gun”, starting in Ms Magazine and ending in The Daily Beast, Her stated intent was to show that she was able to get a permit and carry a gun without any training, and she did. Putting herself, her family and all those around her in jeopardy by her reckless actions.
She wrote of the fear, sitting in a Starbucks with a gun on her hip, and children nearby. Later she wrote of leaving her gun in her purse (never a good idea) on the counter in the kitchen while she went outside. She feels she made a point. I agree, she made the point that she is reckless and has a disregard for safety and responsibility.
Ms Yewman claims her gun has been converted into a piece of art. I’m normally opposed to the destruction of an innocent firearm, but I will make an exception in this case. I feel safer knowing that she is no longer walking about armed, and seriously dangerous. She did highlight one thing I can agree with. Owning a firearm is a right and a responsibility. If you are going to have a gun, get training, practice and follow the safety rules. Responsible ownership is safe ownership.
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