Category Archives: Gun safety

Safety Rules Are There For A Reason, violators Pay dearly

This FOX News report reminds me very much of a limerick learned many years ago: There was a young lady of Niger Who smiled as she rode on a tiger; They returned from the ride With the lady inside, And … Continue reading

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Stupidity, followed by apparent unsafe gun handling

A friend sent me this Youtube clip showing a vacuum brained motorcyclist trying to outrun a Utah Trooper. The question is whether or not the Trooper’ – well, watch the video first: Dry road, light traffic, straight line chase. If … Continue reading

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Gun Advocate Shot By Her Child

Chicago’s WBBM reports on a Florida pro-gun advocate who was shot in the back by her three year old. The lady left a loaded .45 on the the floor behind the drivers seat, and the child obtained access to it. … Continue reading

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Too Much Wobble Water Will Make you Do Strange Things

This video reminds me of the time – – Fort Sill trainee managed to get a half pint of Bill French’s “Lost Weekend” hooch, and drive a 6 x 6 smooth into the only oak tree in sight. After he … Continue reading

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Progress In Iowa: Pro Gun Safety And Training Bill Passes House

More progress toward a civilized society is reported from Iowa, where a bill to allow children to safely handle handguns has passed the Iowa House. Briefly quoting the FOX news report linked above: The bill, which would allow children under … Continue reading

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“Shooting Person With Paper Wads?”

Someone came by searching for “shooting person with paper wads.” Aside from a fright, the amount of damage depends on the range, the weight and diameter of the wad, the weight of the wad, and where it strikes a body. … Continue reading

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“what percentage of gun deaths are caused by legally owned guns?”

Someone came by searching for “what percentage of gun deaths are caused by legally owned guns?” None. Not any. A gun is a machine and it cannot do anything without some human agency setting up the circumstances. The closest thing … Continue reading

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Top Crime Headline: “Shooting The Bull”

Scanning the crime headlines, I found something unusual. Good advice instead sordid details. Click on over, the Alley will be here when you click back. Stranger

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A Step Toward “Smart Gun Technology?”

The Daily Mail reports on a ‘mind reading device that deciphers words from a speakers brain before they are spoken. Is this a step on the road to a Weapons Shop type “smart gun?” I doubt it. First, since the … Continue reading

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Minnesota, Stillwater Denies Variance For A Badly Needed Range

In a move that is not unexpected in a State dominated by the Farmer-Lab oer (Democratic) Party, the has denied a variance for a badly needed range. The story is at the link, and the Alley will be here a … Continue reading

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