Category Archives: Gun safety

Tragedy Plays Out: Hannah Graham’s Body Found

Sundance reports the body of Hannah Graham, the missing UVA Student has been found. Click on over, the Alley will be here when you get back. For my part, Miss Graham was 19; old enough to carry a defensive weapon. … Continue reading

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Fatal Gun Accidents?

Someone stopped by searching for “fatal gun accidents>” Well, the CDC’s WISQARS Leading causes of death report shows 587 accidental firearms deaths for 2011, the last year available. However, the trend is down. And, for 2014, the overall total number … Continue reading

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2 YO Fires LEO’s Backup

A two year old boy caused quite a fright in a Florida Wendy’s when he fired his LEO father’s ‘personal weapon.” That is one of the reasons I insist on a proper holster that covers the trigger completely. While the … Continue reading

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“Reasons Children Should Not Be At A Gun Range?

Someone stopped by searching for “reasons why children should not be at a gun range.” Children are “information sponges.” They learn as much by seeing something done as by doing those things. Gun ranges are good places to learn about … Continue reading

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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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