Tag: gun safety

Instructor with man aiming machine gun at firing range

Vetting Your Firearms Instructor

Don't end up with a "Hollywood" showboat instructor.

We have been seeing a surge with a lot of so called “Firearms Instructors” on video going viral on social media. There are numerous videos going around of these “instructors” firing rounds into the ceilings of indoor ranges, teaching “Hollywood” tactics and just generally unsafe…
An angry young driver shakes his hand out the window of his white car.

Road Rage Cases Have Doubled Says The Trace

Change over a three-year-period

We get it. Driving sucks sometimes. There's always a driver that wants to go faster no matter how fast you're already going. No matter how hard it's raining or how curvy the road is, whatever. There's always a driver who cuts you off when you're…
Safety Manual book with gun on white background

Massachusetts Guidelines For Doctors Talking to Patients About Guns

The doctor is supposed to take responsibility on bringing up the issue.

The Huffington Post published an article about how the state of Massachusetts is creating guidelines to help doctors talk to patients about guns. I didn't know this before reading the article, but apparently Florida tried to pass a policy called Firearm Owners’ Privacy Act (FOPA),…
Accidental Gun Misfires and Gun Malfunctions Pose Safety Risk

Accidental Gun Misfires and Gun Malfunctions Pose Safety Risk

Always be cautious!

We recently read two stories on the same day about gun misfires and malfunctions. One was that a man in Vero Beach, Florida was shot and injured by a malfunctioning gun at a gun range on a Monday afternoon in April.  The second was that…
don't cross police line tape

We Love Our Guns, But We Should Still Address Public Safety

Is any gun control bad?

As gun owners we tend to automatically eschew any measures at gun control. Have we lost our objectivity? My circle of friends is saturated with liberals. Some of them own firearms, but most do not. Even though I'm a gun owner, I have to admit…
Firearms Coloring Book

Teach Your Kids Gun Safety with a Gun Coloring Book

Brilliant idea.

We admit that when we first heard of this idea we couldn't believe no one had thought about doing it before. At least not that we know of. Freelance graphic designer Sara Westman of Boise, Idaho, created something she said she looked for and couldn't…