As Twitchy reported Monday morning, Gabrielle Blair, founder of Design Mom, a parenting blog, was cooking up an amazing ratio with her hot take that “there are far better ways to protect your family than a gun. Get a life insurance policy.” If you want to protect your family, she maintains, “things like seatbelts, fire alarms, and life insurance are your best bet.”

How about seatbelts, fire alarms, a life insurance policy, and a gun for good measure?

It turns out she wasn’t done and went on a bit more before muting replies; apparently she’d grown bored with the conversation.

Car crashes and fires are reasonable rare too, but they happen.

Tell that to the 8-months-pregnant mom in Florida who used her AR-15 to drop one of two armed, masked strangers who fractured her husband’s eye socket and grabbed their 11-year-old daughter … who likely wasn’t wearing a seatbelt at the time.

Even the NPR article which Blair references as proof cites the Washington Post reporting that “a more reasonable estimate” of self-defense gun uses equals about 100,000 annually, according to the NCVS data. It also notes that a study by criminologist Gary Kleck that estimates between 2.2 and 2.5 million defensive gun uses annually points out that “there is no record of these gunshot victims because most instances of self-defense gun use are not reported.”

But wait, there’s more:

But it was just getting good!

But what about the 2 a.m. thing?

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