Category Archives: Gun safety

What is wrong with storing guns and ammo separately?

Someone one dropped a comment, deleted for language, essentially asking what is wrong with storing guns and ammo separately. When guns and ammunition are stored separately armed self defense becomes difficult or impossible. And thousands of cases like this each … Continue reading

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What About That Uzi Accident?

If you have been out of touch, a shooting instructor died while familiarizing a 9 year old girl with an Uzi. Someone left a comment post baking at the idea of anyone firing “an instrument of death,” and demanding my … Continue reading

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“The View:” If You Want To Protect Yourself Get A Gun

Newsbusters reports today’s “The View” came out with a surprise. Three of the four women on the view agree, “ You Want to Protect Yourself Ladies? ‘Get a Gun in Your Home!” Briefly quoting the Geoffry Dickens bylined Newsbuster report: … Continue reading

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Victim Of Disfigureing Shotgun Accident Gets A New Life!

The Daily Mail, which has been winning many prizes for journalistic excellence, reports on the case of a many horribly disfigured in a shotgun accident. Since reconstructive surgery and face transplants are beyond the scope of this blog, click on … Continue reading

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An Important Gun Safety Rule: Do NOT Hand Someone A Loaded Gun

A fatal firearms accident took the life of a North Dakota man Thursday. Reading between the lines a bit: A Minnesota man gave a Bismarck man a loaded weapon to inspect, and when the Dakotan handed the now cocked firearm … Continue reading

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A Pro-Violence Commercial

While the intention may have been good, this commercial by an anti-gun, and not at all incidentally pro-crime, group, badly misses the mark: These children are certainly old enough to take the NRA’s Eddie Eagle gun safety course. A course … Continue reading

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“Gun Mounted Flashlights?”

Someone stopped by searching for “gun mounted flashlights.” They are pretty much out of luck at this site. But I suspect the first thing a newby shooter wants to do is accessorize Roscoe. I have a couple of handguns with … Continue reading

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“What Happens When A Bullet Hits Water?”

Someone stopped by searching for “what happens when a bullet hits water.” For most bullets striking water at a fairly shallow angle, the result is a “hit and bounce” affair. Like light striking a slick surface, up to a point … Continue reading

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Fortunately, Reports Of These Tragedies Are BEcoming Less Common

A Florida three year old is dead, after she picked up her father’s gun and pulled the trigger. The father laid the gun on a table so he would not forget it, never imagining his three year old daughter would … Continue reading

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While it is normal, it is no matter for humor

Thanks to a link at Instapundit I see blogger Ann Althouse has a too short purse on the linked subjects of women and strangers, women and the dark, and similar things. World wide, one woman in six will be accosted … Continue reading

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