What the Gun Industry Can Learn from Scuba Divers
Gudmundsson, Peter A, The Christian Science Monitor
The Supreme Court will issue a major interpretation of the Second Amendment in coming weeks. But even as both sides in the gun debate await the D.C. v. Heller ruling, the gun industry should set its sights on a different target: certification.
It should develop and adopt a private licensing and certification program fashioned on the highly successful scuba diving industry model to provide safety, legal, and marksmanship training to all gun owners and users. Such a private mandate will ensure a base of safer and more knowledgeable gun users and develop a fresh and lucrative revenue source for the whole industry.
For decades, the debate on gun control in America has …
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Publication information: Article title: What the Gun Industry Can Learn from Scuba Divers. Contributors: Gudmundsson, Peter A - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: April 29, 2008. Page number: 9. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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