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Farmington Daily Times: Gun ownership carries serious responsibility

Too often, reporters find themselves covering the same sad, senseless story. While the location and people change, many of the details are strikingly similar.

Here's the gist: A young child somehow gets his or her hands on a loaded gun when an adult isn't paying proper attention. The child accidentally discharges the weapon. Someone, usually a family member and often a sibling, is injured or worse, killed.