Category Archives: Gun safety

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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Remington To Replace Model 700 Triggers

A Comcast tentacle, CNBC, reports Remington has agreed to replace millions Model 700 triggers. Briefly quoting the anti-gun outlet’s report, linked above: Under the settlement, which still must be approved by a judge, Remington has agreed to retrofit the rifles … Continue reading

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Remington 887TM Recall

Remington is recalling all Model 887TM’s made from December 1, 2013 through November 24, 2014. Outdoor Wire has the story, and if you have an 887TM here is the link to the story. Not all 887TM’s are subject to this … Continue reading

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OK, Hunters, Know Your Target And Wnat Is Behind It

The details are skimpy, but KXLY reports a 20 year old Oregon woman is dead in a hunting accident, shot by her father. That’s the first I have seen reported for 2014. We are up to one too many, so … Continue reading

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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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