Category Archives: Gun safety

“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

Posted in Crime control, Gun safety | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Gun safety | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Gun safety | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Gun safety | Leave a comment

“Gun Mounted Flashlights?”

Someone stopped by searching for “gun mounted flashlights.” They are pretty much out of luck at this site. But I suspect the first thing a newby shooter wants to do is accessorize Roscoe. I have a couple of handguns with … Continue reading

Posted in Gun safety | 2 Comments

“What Happens When A Bullet Hits Water?”

Someone stopped by searching for “what happens when a bullet hits water.” For most bullets striking water at a fairly shallow angle, the result is a “hit and bounce” affair. Like light striking a slick surface, up to a point … Continue reading

Posted in Gun safety | Leave a comment

Fortunately, Reports Of These Tragedies Are BEcoming Less Common

A Florida three year old is dead, after she picked up her father’s gun and pulled the trigger. The father laid the gun on a table so he would not forget it, never imagining his three year old daughter would … Continue reading

Posted in Gun safety | Comments Off

While it is normal, it is no matter for humor

Thanks to a link at Instapundit I see blogger Ann Althouse has a too short purse on the linked subjects of women and strangers, women and the dark, and similar things. World wide, one woman in six will be accosted … Continue reading

Posted in Gun safety, GUNS AND CRIME | Comments Off

How Much Progress Have We Made On Gun Safety?

WahooJan dropped a contact comment to ask how much progress we have made on gun safety. Obviously, from the graphic below, a lot: In 1900 there were 76,200,000 Americans and 2,727 fatal firearms accidents resulted in a fatal firearms accident … Continue reading

Posted in Gun safety | Comments Off

Bad Weather: Firearms Accidents Up

Two reports of tragedies cause by horseplay with a firearm point up the lack of firearms safety training in schools. The latest tragedy cost the life of a heroic Indiana sixteen year old, as a 20 year old who ‘did … Continue reading

Posted in Gun safety | Comments Off