"Guardian isn't a gun. It's an add-on that fits most standard handguns, and locks the trigger until the owner unlocks it with their index finger...if Veri-Fire raises the money it needs to get Guardian out to market, the effect could be the same: To keep kids from accidentally shooting themselves and each other."
The Chad Hartman Show
Nov 10, 2015
Chad talks to Matt Barido, the co-founder of Veri-Fire, a company that is producing a new gun safety gadget. (Note: Interview starts at 19:55 in the podcast.)
"We estimate about 19 million handguns are owned for defense and 6 million of those are in homes with children in them. That's the problem we are trying to solve."
NEW GUN SAFETY ACCESSORY KEEPS PISTOLS FROM FIRING IN THE WRONG HANDS
By Kelsey Atherton Nov 12, 2015
"A 1999 study estimated that 30 percent of all handguns are stored unlocked and loaded. if the numbers are still true for 2015, that means roughly 32 million handguns could benefit from a lock like the Guardian, and if even one percent of those gun owners attach a lock to their weapon, that’s 320,000 more guns that toddlers can’t fire. It’s a gun safety approach so basic, even the NRA is tentatively on board."
New 'Guardian' Gun Safety Fingerprint Sensor Aims To Prevent Tragic Accidents
By Thomas Tamblyn Nov 13, 2015