Good point! There are only 2 guns that I own that I would realize were missing inside of 5 days
My CC, and my bedside. I would know they are missing inside of 12 hours at the longest. All the others could be missing for up to 3 weeks, before I might realize they are missing
Therein lies one of the big problems with laws like this.
It relies on the jury to determine the 'reasonable person' standard, and whether or not you met that standard given your circumstances.
It's reasonable for my neighbor to keep his shotgun locked up and out of reach of his two young kids. It's not nearly as reasonable for me to take the same level of caution when no such kids exist in my house. I lock my door every morning when I leave. That should be the end of it. If somebody besides me gets their hands on one of the pistols I keep out, they broke the law getting to it in the first place.
I basically spend all my time at a desk, and my desk is right next to my safe. I will know if the safe has been broken into or not within 10 hours of it happening. Somebody else may have their safe in a garage, or maybe their guns are in storage, and they don't check on them for months at a time.
Unironically, we need to bring back tarring and feathering. Every once in a while, if politicians and lawmakers were subjected to the consequences of the gross intrusions on the lives of the people they 'serve,' they would do so far less.