BREAKING :
BRING ON THE TURKEY — BUT MAYBE HOLD THE POLITICS. THANKSGIVING IS GLENN ROGERS' FAVORITE HOLIDAY, WHEN PEOPLE GATHER AROUND THE TABLE AND TALK ABOUT THINGS TO CELEBRATE FROM THE PAST YEAR. IF YOU FAMILY’S POLITICAL IDEOLOGY IS MIXED, DON’T BRING UP THE SUBJECT OF GUNS OR TRUMP.FOUR ARMED MEN PARTICIPATED IN A ROBBERY AND MURDER SCHEME IN A #GREENLEAF TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN HOME ON SEPTEMBER 19. THEY INTENDED TO ROB THE PREMISES AND KILL WHOEVER THEY FOUND INSIDE. THEIR PLANS WERE THWARTED BY AN ARMED RESIDENT WHO SHOT AND KILLED TWO OF THE MEN ACCORDING TO THE TIMES HERALD.THE U.S. ARMY IS SELLING SOME OF ITS MOST POWERFUL GUNS (AND YOU CAN BUY ONE). THE .45 ACP M1911A1 PISTOL HAS SERVED THE U.S. ARMED FORCES FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY IN EVERY WAR ZONE AND HOTSPOT ON THE PLANET — AND THANKS TO THIS YEAR’S FEDERAL DEFENSE BUDGET, IT WILL SERVE CIVILIANS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE.HUNDREDS OF VICTIMS OF THE OCT. 1 MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS FILED FIVE LAWSUITS ON MONDAY IN A CALIFORNIA COURT AGAINST THE OPERATORS OF THE HOTEL FROM WHICH THE GUNMAN FIRED, THE ORGANIZERS OF THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL HE TARGETED AND THE KILLER’S ESTATE.IT'S WELL-KNOWN THAT GUN INDUSTRY SALES ARE RUNNING SLOWER THAN LAST YEAR'S RECORD PACE, BUT NOW THEY'RE ALSO STARTING TO SERIOUSLY LAG 2015'S RATE, AND THAT MEANS FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS COULD FACE AN EVEN MORE PERILOUS SLUMP THAN PREVIOUSLY FEARED. WITHOUT THE THREAT OF SIGNIFICANT GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION MAKING IT THROUGH CONGRESS, THE U.S. MARKET WILL LIKELY SEE FURTHER STEEP SALES DECLINES. FORTUNATELY, FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS MAY FIND SALVATION OVERSEAS.

Gun Safety Archive

Man accidentally shoots himself and his wife at a church, shortly after a discussion on shootings

WASHINGTON POST  November 17, 2017 – About 20 elderly people sat down for an early Thanksgiving meal Thursday at a church in East Tennessee, unaware that the pleasant afternoon would take a grim turn. During their meal, they decided to discuss gun safety in light of recent mass shootings — an idea that came to them after a neighboring county’s sheriff’s department chose to hold similar seminars at its local churches, said Tellico Plains Police Chief Russ…

Nat’l – Gun Safety – To Study Violence After Gun Shows, Researchers Turn To An Unlikely Source

WIRED.COM November 15, 2017 – The Big Show Journal is no ordinary gun magazine. The print periodical, which appears on newsstands nationwide six times a year, is also, according to its website, “America’s most interesting gun and knife magazine” and “America’s most accurate and complete gun and knife show calendar.”  

 

NV – Gun Safety – Free Gun Safety Event This Saturday In Las Vegas (VIDEO)

LAS VEGAS.CBSLOCAL.COM November 2, 2017 – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s (LVMPD) Northwest Area Command (NWAC) would like to invite the public to a free gun safety event this Saturday. The LVMPD has teamed up with Clark County and the City of Las Vegas to provide members of our area a chance to educate themselves about firearms safety. 

MI – Gun Safety – Gun Owner To Blame For Dearborn Shooting: Gun Rights Group

DEARBORN PATCH.COM September 29, 2017 – While Wednesday’s shooting of two 3-year-old boys at a home-based child care in Dearborn by a toddler with a handgun was tragic, the fault lies with the gun owner, according to a Michigan gun rights group. “That was clearly gross negligence,” Michigan Coalition For Responsible Gun Owners Attorney Steve Dulan said said. “That was not responsible gun ownership.” One boy was shot in the…

MI – Gun Safety – Three boys thank firefighters after rescue from gun safe

DETROIT NEWS.COM September 26, 2017 – It was a hot 12 minutes, Sunday afternoon, as Sterling Heights firefighters sawed and pried, working to rescue three little boys, all 3 or 4 years of age, from the human-size gun safe they managed to lock themselves into. The safe had just been delivered to the home. It was such a new arrival that the instructions for its use, as well as…

KS – Gun Safety – New ‘Safety Bullet” provides different variation of gunlock (VIDEO)

KCTV5.COM September 25, 2017 – LAWRENCE, KS (KCTV) – Following the accidental shooting death of a toddler in Lawrence Friday, some of you may be reconsidering what precautions you take with firearms in the home. There’s a new option that you may be more likely to use than a standard gun lock or safe. It’s called the Safety Bullet, which is a variation of a lock, but actually goes inside…

MA – Gun Safety – Open Season: Owners should err on side of caution with submerged guns and ammunition

SOUTH COAST TODAY.COM September 23, 2017 – In the wake of recent hurricanes, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) issued an advisory to firearms owners who have seen their guns and ammunition submerged by flood waters. Whether your guns and ammunition have been subjected to flooding by hurricane, seasonal rains or plumbing issues, firearms owners are advised to always err on the side of caution and safety.  [full…

NH – Gun Recall – SIG SAUER® Safety Warning and Recall Notice

Newington, NH, September 15, 2017 – SIG SAUER, Inc. has determined that a limited number of rifles in the SIG716 DMR®, SIG516® Carbon Fiber and SIGM400® Predator models were built with a two-stage SIG SAUER trigger that may have an improperly heat-treated hammer. Over time this could result in a trigger malfunction creating a significant safety hazard. SIG SAUER is issuing a mandatory recall to replace the hammer and trigger…

ND – Gun Safety – Muzzleloader mishap could have been much worse

GRAND FORKS HERALD.COM September 10, 2017 – Hunter Dosch knows he’s fortunate to only have 10 stitches in his right index finger and some cuts on his arms and a gash on one knee. It could have been worse. …… “I had a muzzleloader blow up in my hands,” Dosch said, offering a short and sweet explanation of what happened. “Too much gunpowder. I’m about 100 percent sure of…

CT – Gun Safety – What to Do with Firearms and Ammunition Affected by Flood Waters

BUSINESS INSIDER.COM September 7, 2017 – Firearms owners who have seen their guns and stored ammunition submerged by flood waters in storm-wracked areas are probably wondering if their firearms and ammunition can be salvaged and safely used. The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) and National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) point to two helpful documents containing guidelines to assist gun owners in making sound decisions related to safely…

TX – Gun Safety – ATF advising people who issue firearms to lock up guns, records ahead of Harvey landfall

FOX SAN ANTONIO.COM August 25, 2017 – HOUSTON – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has some advice to those who sell guns in Texas: lock them up. Ahead of the category 2 storm making landfall, ATF issued guidance advising people who sell guns and issue firearms licenses to lock everything up – including required records.   

The NRA’s New ‘Carry Guard’ Program Has Some Certified Trainers Seeing Red

THE TRACE.COM August 1, 2017 – Carry Guard is the National Rifle Association’s new product for handgunners who want to be ultra-prepared should the need to shoot someone ever arise. It has been a source of speculation and controversy within the gun world ever since its debut this spring, when the NRA, clearing a path for the offering, cancelled the vendor permits of two existing competitors just days prior to…

PA – Gun Safety – Teaching gun safety to Philly youths

METRO.US July 31, 2017 – Guns were allowed in a Philadelphia school this week. Bright orange replicas used for making holsters were sprinkled throughout the classroom at YESPhilly Accelerated High School last week, with Black Guns Matter founder Maj Toure leading the way. Toure is a leader in the gun safety movement, and YESPhilly is a nonprofit educational program where youth who’ve dropped out of school can finish their education…

NH – Gun Safety – Sig Sauer gun ranges closed after bullets found to be falling on Route 101

UNION LEADER.COM June 26, 2017 – Sig Sauer Academy’s firing ranges facing Route 101 have been shut down after a state police investigation found that bullets were falling onto the highway. State police announced the range closure Monday following an investigation that began in April when Kristen Burke of Hampton reported that a bullet had struck her windshield while she was traveling westbound between Exits 7 and 8. According…

Report on ‘Children’ Killed by Guns Hypes Accidents, Which Are Rare and Declining

REASON.COM June 20, 2017 – “Guns Kill Almost 1,300 US Children Annually,” says the headline over a CNN story that begins with the case of a third-grader accidentally shot in the stomach at school by another student, describes a baby accidentally shot by his father, and closes with warnings about safe storage of firearms. The story creates a very misleading impression, since nearly four-fifth of the fatalities involved teenagers and most…

Nat’l – Gun Safety – Will Blockchain-Based Gun Control Keep Your Family Safer?

NASDAQ.COM June 13, 2017 – Gun violence continues to be a hot topic. Gang violence in neighborhoods, terrorist attacks in cities, accidental gun discharge among kids, mass attacks at schools and businesses – these and other forms of gun activities are leading to calls for reform throughout the world. Through the use of smart technology, the startup Blocksafe seeks to deliver a blockchain-centric solution for gun ownership and their…

KS – Gun Safety – Gun class for kids all about “safety”

THE HUTCHINSON NEWS June 10, 2017 – PRETTY PRAIRIE — Hannah Giles may have struggled with a .20 gauge shotgun, but she was a marksgirl with a pistol. As a first-time shooter, the 9-year-old attended a safety and weapons handling class Saturday with her two brothers and sister. The class was put on by Central State Training Group. Michelle Giles, mother of the four, said she wanted her children…

Nat’l – Gun Safety – The Suicide Prevention Program Gun Rights Advocates Want (VIDEO)

NBC CONNECTICUT.COM June 9, 2017 – Suicide has followed Amanda Barner since she was a child. She grew up knowing that her great-grandmother hanged herself when her mother was just 9 years old. At the age of 14, Barner’s friend died by suicide. From there, the list grew to include other relatives, a former student, people from her community and, eventually, her son. Four years after Stephen’s death, the…

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BREAKING :
BRING ON THE TURKEY — BUT MAYBE HOLD THE POLITICS. THANKSGIVING IS GLENN ROGERS' FAVORITE HOLIDAY, WHEN PEOPLE GATHER AROUND THE TABLE AND TALK ABOUT THINGS TO CELEBRATE FROM THE PAST YEAR. IF YOU FAMILY’S POLITICAL IDEOLOGY IS MIXED, DON’T BRING UP THE SUBJECT OF GUNS OR TRUMP.FOUR ARMED MEN PARTICIPATED IN A ROBBERY AND MURDER SCHEME IN A #GREENLEAF TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN HOME ON SEPTEMBER 19. THEY INTENDED TO ROB THE PREMISES AND KILL WHOEVER THEY FOUND INSIDE. THEIR PLANS WERE THWARTED BY AN ARMED RESIDENT WHO SHOT AND KILLED TWO OF THE MEN ACCORDING TO THE TIMES HERALD.THE U.S. ARMY IS SELLING SOME OF ITS MOST POWERFUL GUNS (AND YOU CAN BUY ONE). THE .45 ACP M1911A1 PISTOL HAS SERVED THE U.S. ARMED FORCES FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY IN EVERY WAR ZONE AND HOTSPOT ON THE PLANET — AND THANKS TO THIS YEAR’S FEDERAL DEFENSE BUDGET, IT WILL SERVE CIVILIANS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE.HUNDREDS OF VICTIMS OF THE OCT. 1 MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS FILED FIVE LAWSUITS ON MONDAY IN A CALIFORNIA COURT AGAINST THE OPERATORS OF THE HOTEL FROM WHICH THE GUNMAN FIRED, THE ORGANIZERS OF THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL HE TARGETED AND THE KILLER’S ESTATE.IT'S WELL-KNOWN THAT GUN INDUSTRY SALES ARE RUNNING SLOWER THAN LAST YEAR'S RECORD PACE, BUT NOW THEY'RE ALSO STARTING TO SERIOUSLY LAG 2015'S RATE, AND THAT MEANS FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS COULD FACE AN EVEN MORE PERILOUS SLUMP THAN PREVIOUSLY FEARED. WITHOUT THE THREAT OF SIGNIFICANT GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION MAKING IT THROUGH CONGRESS, THE U.S. MARKET WILL LIKELY SEE FURTHER STEEP SALES DECLINES. FORTUNATELY, FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS MAY FIND SALVATION OVERSEAS.