Category Archives: Gun safety

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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Fortunately, This Is A Very Rare Event

A Massachusetts hunter is facing multiple charges after accidentally a man running in the woods with his dog. Apparently, Tqaxachusetts law enforcement intends to throw the book at the hunter. Briefly quoting the WCVB report linked above: Houle faces multiple … Continue reading

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