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  •  My point was (5+ / 0-)

    that this question should be answered 'Oh we don't have any guns'. If they do have guns, it is indeed irrelevant how safe these YARGOs claim to be. Self-reporting can't be trusted, and the fundamental judgement of people with children and guns is demonstrably lacking, so no play date at that house.

    Asking 'do you have guns' is more confrontational. Assuming it with the question will not really bother those without guns, and to those with guns, it will seem like a reasonable question that doesn't reek of 'anti-gun' prejudice.  I think that question would be a better way to get an honest answer to the question 'do you have guns?'.

    'How do you store your guns?'

    'oh I have a trigger lock, and the gun is up on a shelf in the bedroom, where kids can never find it'

    'Good to know, Larry and I got rid of our guns when little Rufus came into our lives'

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