Category Archives: Gun safety

“Ban Guns To Protect Children!”

Someone left a 2200 word contact rant, ending with “Congress should ban guns to protect children.” Well, according to Center For Disease Control 3,249 Americans under 16 were killed in accidents during 2012. Of those, a total of 58 children … Continue reading

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Gun Safe Capacity?

Someone stopped by searching for “gun safe capacity.” It is a sad fact, but few women are as interested in firearms as the man in their lives. In addition, most families have various treasures that seem to wind up in … Continue reading

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“Nothing Is Foolproof, because fools are so ingenious” 8YO Killed

Tulsa’s KOTV reports someone playing with Tannerite, a remarkably safe low explosive, stuffed two pounds of Tannerite in an old cast iron stove, and shot it with a rifle. Briefly quoting the KOTV report linked above: Deputies in Sequoyah County … Continue reading

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“Should Gun Locks Be Mandated?”

Sometime today someone came by searching for “Mandae gun lockes.” It is no great secret that I buy a handgun from time to time, and thanks to people with no experience with either guns or locks, get a lock with … Continue reading

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“Should Children Be Exposed To Guns?”

Someone came by searching for “should children be exposed to guns?” That is a bit of a moot question. Unless you lock your children in a vault and never let them out, your children will be exposed to guns. So … Continue reading

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2 Rules Violations = 1 wounded daughter

UPDATE The child was reportedly treated at the Baylor Medical Center in Colleyville, and then flown to Children’s Medical Center in Dallas. Further information as I get ti, and prayers never hurt. [end] As we all know, the first rule … Continue reading

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Fatal Firearms Accident In Mississippi

WMC reports a 14 year old Walthall Count, Mississippi youth was fatally shot by his twin brother. The report does not clarify the circumstances, so I have no knowledge of the circumstances. Speaking generally… It is an unfortunate fact of … Continue reading

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Tragedy In Utah: 2 YO Grams Moms Gun, Kills Her

FOX News reports a two year old grabbed mom’s gun out of her purse, and pulled the trigger, killer her. That is a variant of the most common cause of similar accidents, an LEO coming off duty, dropping their duty … Continue reading

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Dog Shoots Owner

Another loaded chamber accident almost proved fatal for a Sheridan, Wyoming man whose dog fired the .300 Winchester Magnum rifle. Briefly quoting the FOX News report linked above: Fipps told the dog, whose name and breed were not known, to … Continue reading

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Fatal Hunting Accident In Utah

The Provo Herald reports a 57 year old hunter was fatally shot when a hunting companion slipped in mud and discharged his shotgun into the victim’s back. Probably a “finger on the trigger” situation but the Herald report does not … Continue reading

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