Letter to the editor at seattletimes.com replying to “Guns, kids don’t mix”
It depends on how you raise them. We raised three children with guns in the house. However, the guns and ammunition were secured and under our control. We went shooting as a family. We belonged to a shooting club with a weekly night for training children. It was well attended by parents. As a family, we had no problems with guns. The problem is much greater than access to guns . . .
My wife and I grew up in disciplined families and passed that training to our children. This is not the case today. Family discipline has broken down. Now children grow up feeling entitled to behave as they want. They are exposed to movies and computer games that glorify violent behavior. We need to reverse this trend and bring discipline back into our families.
Allan M. Schneider, Bellevue