Firearm Safety

An Avoidable Tragedy; 3-Year-Old Shoots 1-Year-Old, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams Blames “Fascination” With Handguns Across The Country
CLEVELAND, OHIO -- A 1-year-old was shot and killed, presumably by a 3-year-old who somehow got his hands on a handgun. It's a tragedy that we should... Read More
[VIDEO] As Scary As It Gets: Man Is Downrange During Shooting Competition, Nearly Gets Shot
There is absolutely no excuse that anyone could come up with that would justify what happens in the video above. Posted on YouTube by... Read More
Safe Firearm Storage: Take No Chances
The story of a missing 13 year old boy took a tragic turn yesterday when it was confirmed that the boy took his own life with a firearm he took from... Read More
Factory Loaded Ammunition Failure: My Bizarre Experience
This article describes a recent safety related situation from a factory loaded Winchester .45 Auto 230 Grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ), and will... Read More
Question: Should Formal Training Be Required To Carry A Firearm?
I won't point any fingers, but I've seen negligence first-hand at the range on numerous occasions. Most of the occurrences seem to be from a lack of... Read More
[BEGINNERS GUIDE] Single Action, DA/SA, or DAO: Which One Is Right For You?
One of the choices the beginning concealed carrier has to make is the type of firearm to carry. The majority choose the semi-automatic or... Read More
Home Alone, 11-Year-Old Defends Self With Shotgun
Here’s a story you wish you never had to read about, but thankful for the positive outcome in more ways than one. In Lapeer County, MI an... Read More
Training For Concealed Carry; Some Things Should Never End
View image | Folks who carry concealed are a diverse lot. We are of different ages and occupations. We live in large cities,... Read More
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Off-Duty Cop Negligently Shoots Himself In The Stomach On Elevator
Here is a perfect example of what not to do with your firearm... at anytime. An off-duty police officer in Kentucky took a bullet to the stomach... Read More
Woman Accidentally Kills Herself With Gun Purchased For Defense Against Ferguson Riots
Friday night in downtown St. Louis, a woman died from a negligent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. It was a gun she bought to protect... Read More
[VIDEO] The Dangers Of A Squib Load: Rifle Explodes In Girls Hands
Is video shows a very serious and very dangerous example of why it's important to know that your barrel is clear from obstruction. If something... Read More
[VIDEO] Irresponsible Gun Owner Visiting A Friend Almost Kills Neighbor’s Baby With Rifle
This is why we can't have nice things. I do feel bad for the gun owner, but I also don't. He is absolutely remorseful and knows that this... Read More
It’s Important For Children To Learn How To Shoot, But Within Reason
There was a horrible accident recently in Nevada, where a range instructor was shot and killed by a 9-year-old who was on vacation with her family.... Read More
[VIDEO] The Dreaded Squib Load: This Video Is Sure To Make You Yell At Your Computer Screen
About 1:10 into this video, we have a shooter practicing a drill. On the last shot, we hear a soft 'bang' with some smoke coming out of the muzzle.... Read More has put out a rather humorous PSA about locking up your guns
We have written about keeping children safe around firearms before and how important it is. Ultimately, it comes down to the specific household and... Read More