I’m Shooting Anyone Who Trespasses on My Property

Kaylin Gillis and

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve read on social media, or heard people say something like: It’s my property, I’m shooting anyone who comes on my property uninvited. Not only is this mentality morally and ethically wrong, it also can lead to an unjustified use of deadly force. I’ve included two recent…

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Man Shot and Killed by Police Responding to Wrong Home

According to a statement from New Mexico Department Public Safety, a terrible series of events led to police shooting and killing of a homeowner in Farmington, New Mexico. The incident is tragic and is yet another example of why we need to evaluate how we respond to someone at our door. Tragedy Unfolds in Farmington…

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Another Unsecured Gun, Another Dead Child

According to WAAF News 48, an 8-year-old child died after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot injury. What makes this tragic death even worse is that it didn’t have to happen. Child Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot— News 48 out of Franklin County Alabama reported that last Saturday, two brothers aged 8 and 4 found a handgun in…

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