Gun Insurance: Death by 1,000 Paper Cuts

handgun with bullets on the wooden surface, closeup with vignette, useful for various security,protection or criminal topicsI have heard about insurance for gun owners in the past, but in this climate – it is something that could become mandatory. A bill filed Friday in Massachusetts would require gun owners to purchase liability insurance in the event that a firearm is used to injure. Read the proposed legislation here.

The insurance policies would give those injured by a weapon a legal recourse, backers of the bill say, but they also would create financial incentives that could reduce accidents and fatalities. Gun owners, for example, might see lower insurance rates if they agreed to take firearms training courses and properly stored their weapons. Insurance companies were able to discourage smoking through the marketplace and make cars safer through the marketplace,” said state Rep. David Linsky, the bill’s sponsor. Read more here.

Fast forward and make this a law. If we will have to pay (like car insurance) to have a gun in our home, I am sure it will increase for the number of guns one has in their home.  If you want reduced rates, you will have to pay to…



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