Category Archives: Gun safety

Tam Speaketh Winged Words

Tam has a good and thought provoking item at this link. Not much to add to that other than to recall the late, since 1948, Red Bowdie. Red used a 32/20 in his meat hunting trips into East Texas brush … Continue reading

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HuufPo Publishes Anti-Gun Agitprop

In the double decade between 1993 and 2013 Americans bought and taken home more than 200 million guns. In 1993, 78 American Law Enforcement Officers were shot to death in the line of duty. While that compares favorably with 1982’s … Continue reading

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One To Emulate: Church Opens Range

As I have pointed out several times, among Jesus last words to his disciples was an injunction to arm themselves. By extension, Christians are Jesus disciples in this age, and the injunction carries as much weight as it did at … Continue reading

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“Would I trust A twelve Year Old With A Loaded Gun?”

One of the trolls, in opposition to high school clay target leagues, asks if I would trust a twelve year old with a loaded gun. Twelve is a little young for high school, but I not only trusted a twelve … Continue reading

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Are You Safer With A Gun In The House?

The “risk” from gun ownership comes from two factors, criminal predation and gun accidents. While gun control advocates often cite suicides as a risk factor, experience has shown that a person bent on suicide will find a way, even if … Continue reading

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Children, Guns, Accidents

Someone came by searching for “children,guns,accidents.” 115 years ago there were 75 million Americans, 2,718 recorded fatal firearms accidents, 971 of those children; defined as a person who has no reached their 16th birthday. For 2013, there were 320 million … Continue reading

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Kansas City Star Comments On Constitutional Carry

In a surprisingly neutral report, the Kansas City Star reports on Kansas new Constitutional Carry law. Briefly quoting the Kansas City Star report linked above: The new law, which kicks in July 1, makes Kansas the sixth state to allow … Continue reading

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“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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