"She was also a responsible gun owner, her father-in-law said. Terry Rutledge described the 29-year-old woman as a "beautiful, young, loving mother" in an interview with The Associated Press. "She was not the least bit irresponsible," he said. "<---there is a growing gulf of sanity between gun-nut America and civilization. That 2-year old could have easily shot himself, as opposed to the rocket scientist responsible for putting him in such terrible danger.