What Is CAP Law For Vermont?
CAP = Child Access Prevention from
CAP Law is about safe gun
storage, prevention of unauthorized access by
children, and protection of children from firearm mortality.
On January 21, 2011, the Vermont House introduced a bill
H.83: An act relating to negligent storage of a firearm, as a
result of the tragic death of Aaron, a vibrant, kind, intellignt, talented,
and warm-hearted 15 year old Vermont boy.
This bill, in Aaron's memory, is
CAP laws that currently exist in 28 states, but not
requires gun owners to securely store firearms at home when
children are around, and proposes to make it a crime for a
gun owner to negligently leave a firearm accessible to a
CAP Law for Vermont is about safe gun storage, about common sense, about
protecting children, and about
public health. It is not in
conflict with the Second Amendment.
Having CAP Law in Vermont will
save lives of many Vermont children like Aaron's.
It is time for us to take a stand to
pass CAP Law for Vermont and to make Vermont a safer place for our
children. We need your help. Click
see how you can help.