We can all agree that even one firearms accident is too many. And, to that end, we will never stop practicing and promoting firearms safety. That being said, news saying that firearms deaths have not only dropped significantly in the last year, but they have hit an all-time low since records keeping began over a century ago is a positive message worth repeating. Here is the full release from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF).
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Sharing the importance of gun safety with children is one of the most important things we can do as adults. Whether you own a firearm or not, it is imperative for children to know what to do if they find a gun—stop, don’t touch, run away, and tell a grown-up!
U.S. Law Shield/Texas Law Shield surveyed its members to determine which law or laws topped the list of what its members wanted. Topping the list was national concealed carry reciprocity, ending gun-free zones on military bases, legalizing silencers, NICS background check reform, and allowing importation of collectible historical firearms.
Texas Law Shield Independent Program Attorney Emily Taylor addresses the pitfalls and problems of carrying firearms onto and around school property.
Do, you have a freshly laminated CCW, CHL—or whatever your state calls it—and trying to decide on your first concealed carry handgun. Even better, perhaps you are looking to buy your first handgun before taking the class for your permit. “Which gun should I buy?” is a common question.
Training is a hard business. If you are serious concerning personal defense—and God help you if you are not—you must train to the best of your ability, use proper tactics, and seek communion with like-minded shooters.
We all love free guns and gear. We can also all get behind spreading the message of gun safety. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has brought the two together to give you an extra incentive to promote a positive message. Here is the release and link from the NSSF.
Gun safety… We all get it and practice gun safety, Right? That being said, none of us are immune to a momentary safety lapse. Police officers, military personnel, professional competition shooters, hunters, self-defense enthusiasts, NRA instructors, and others have all had a gun malfunction, accidental discharge, momentary judgement lapse, or whatever you want to call it.
If someone were to enter your home with the intent to do harm to you or your family, having a gun by the bedside and reacting just won’t cut it—you need good judgment, too. Clint Smith, president and director of Thunder Ranch Training Center suggests that to stay safe you need a plan and plenty of practice. There are no “do-overs.”
Follow these tips from hunter and competitive shooter, Rich Yoder, for a safe and uneventful trip with your firearms.
Step into most gun stores or visit any Internet message board, and you’re certain to come across some fairly common
I know the Shooter’s Log has many readers that carry. Perhaps it is because your state allows open or constitutional carry
It’s easy to become dogmatic when it comes to our shooting techniques and gear. The Internet is in a constant state
If you are not a fan of laser trainers, either you haven’t had the opportunity to try one or you somehow had the wrong opportunity. A laser trainer is the ideal tool
As a responsible gun owner and parent, you probably have questions about when the perfect time to have “the talk” with your children
I talk with many gun owners and shooting enthusiasts about gun safety. The conversation is rather typical and very predictable;