By David Codrea
“Gun-owning foster parents to fight DFS removal of kids,” KSNV News3LV, Las Vegas, reported. Awakened by the screaming of angry neighbors on their property, Kristi Beber called the police as her husband Rod retrieved his gun – just in case the police did not arrive in time and they needed to protect themselves and the children they care for . . .
Fortunately, a defensive gun use was not required that night. Police were able to defuse the situation and merely take a report. Unfortunately for the Bebers, repercussions from the incident were hardly over for them – they were just beginning.
Despite having responsibly and safely cared for “’over a hundred’ children over the years,” the Department of Family Services pulled the Bebers’ license to provide foster care. They said Rod’s reaction “’did not describe an adult exercising sound judgment,’ [a]nd … cited a law that forbids any foster parent from having a loaded firearm in their home, regardless of the situation.”
The law has since been changed, and that happened In June, after the incident, which occurred in April, but before the license revocation, which happened in July. As such, the Bebers plan to challenge the revocation.
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Source:: Truth About Guns