OK just reading the first two paragraphs made me laugh and smack my head in disbelief. How many people forgot to pick up their carry-on luggage with stored gun with TSA in a week? – PB/TK
Life has intervened and left me playing catch-up once again, lest you think GunFAIL actually stopped at some point. GunFAIL never stops.
Picking things up from when we last left off in mid-Feburary, the week of the February 19-25 was a humdinger. I don’t know what was going on in gun world, but that week saw 79 forgotten guns picked up by TSA agents in the carry-on luggage of airline travelers across the country, 21 people who accidentally shot themselves, 12 kids accidentally shot, 9 accidental gun fatalities, 8 law enforcement officers involved in gun accidents, 8 people who accidentally fired their weapons while out shopping and dining among the rest of us, 8 people who accidentally shot family members or significant others, 4 people who accidentally fired their guns while cleaning or disassembling them, and 3 who accidentally fired them into neighboring homes and apartments.
We also had one incident each in some of our more familiar oddball categories, including our first accidental shooting by a dog this year (Florida, of course), another gun-carrying state legislator who (just this one time, I swear!) left his loaded pistol behind at a hearing (Virginia), another accidental discharge in a public bathroom, this time in a porta-potty at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, which of course ended up hitting someone in the crowd
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