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My Dad is taking care of my Mom who has terminal cancer. He has been getting frustrated and depressed because he is tired and needs help. My sister and I have tried to hire nurses to come in twice a day but they fired them. Mom has home health three to four times a week. My sister comes in a lot during the week and I am paying for a housekeeper. I am concerend he will snap when my Mother passes. Is there any legal way to get the guns out of the house?

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Thanks to all of you that replied! I actualy got some great answers and laughted out loud with some....Have a fabulous day and BREATHE...that is what I am going to do. :)
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If the guns are older, it is very difficult if not impossible to remove the firing pin. We were able to remove the one on my granddad's but not my FIL. Also, you cannot find blanks to fit all gun types. We tried that too and you actually can do some damage if there is powder left in the gun. One needs to remember too that some senior do hot behave the same way around doctors, police officers or social service employees. Some could win Academy Awards for being such accomplished actors. In our case, we just had to take the thing.
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according to nra hyperbole, youll have to pry em from his cold, dead hands..
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This is a complicated suggestion but it might work. If you can get your father out of the house for an extended period or time and if you can find someone who is thoroughly familiar with the "innards" of the guns, that person can remove the firing pin from the guns. He will still have his guns but he won't know that they are disabled. No one can get hurt.
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We reported to local police that my FIL had the incident with the gun and from then on, they would not enter the residence before a family member gave the all clear.
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We took my 85 year old dad's guns out of his house last year while he was in the hospital, along with the ammo. I called the local police in police and told them what we were doing as the house was going to be vacant (it was sold about three months ago.) The police told us to separate the ammo (TONS of it,) from the weapons while in transport to my brother's house. When he was told what we did, he was angry. There was a handgun ready to go by his chair, and yeah, you worry! He has bought two more weapons unbeknownst to me until he and my husband came home with them!! He can hardly load them let alone shoot them! One day, I was in the kitchen and I heard him loading a gun because I heard the bullets fall on the floor and the clicking of the gun. I kooked out, gathered the ammo, which were blanks (I am not in the know for all things gun.) Contact the local PD and they will tell you what you can legally do. He has the guns in his closet and I made my husband (also a gun owner) hide the ammo. Dad even tried to get a concealed weapon permit (!!!) because he said he had to protect himself. He never passed the test and believes the San Luis Obispo Sheriff's office discriminated against him because he is a senior and handicapped. Take those two facts, add a dash of depression and baste with frustration over your situation and a wife with Alzheimers. Get the guns out!
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Are they permitted? If not, and you know your local police (I live in a very small town where this would be possible) assist you to turn in the weapons. Even if they are, they might be of assistance. If you just take them, you could be violating unlawful possession laws.
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When my File who is 86 put a gun to his abdomen and threatened to kill himself, we told him that workers would not come in if there was a gun. And that was the truth. My husband went in and removed it promising him it would be returned. I hat a fit and said if his dad hurt someone, we could be legally responsible and to not even think of giving it back. So, just take the darn things before your mom, sister or yourself gets hurt. Hide them at your house and act like you have no clue where they are. We did the same with my dad. I honestly think it could have saved my mom's life.
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