Originally Posted by houghtam
It's perfectly relevant. If you are liable for death or injury due to an accident with a firearm, but cannot pay, the financial burden is shifted to the victim, the hospital and the taxpayers, none of whom should have any responsibility to pay for YOUR mistake.
That is why gun owners should be required to purchase liability insurance for their firearms.
Great idea, if criminals are required by law to purchase liability insurance it would certainly protect citizens during a break-in or armed robbery.