I think women are just wired for safety. We are always looking out for the safety of others and have a very healthy fear of “dangerous” things. Gun Safety for women is a natural fit. Now, don’t get cocky and think because we are naturally predisposed to being safe means that these gun safety rules or the practice of them is not required. It is! Actually, we as women shooters need to adopt the gun safety rules into every aspect of our lives as women gun owners. The Firearm Safety Rules apply to EVERYONE and they apply ALWAYS! No matter how experienced a shooter and no matter what the circumstances.
Eye Protection That Makes the Cut Eye protection is so important when you are on the range. Spent casings, debris, a ricochet or other environmental debris can fly at your eyes. For that reason, you MUST protect them! Over the years, I have tried a lot of styles but only a few make the cut to[…..]
These basic rules codified by Jeff Cooper are universal. They apply to EVERYONE and they apply ALWAYS! No matter how experienced a shooter and no matter what the circumstances. ALWAYS. LEARN THEM, KNOW THEM AND SAY THEM EACH TIME YOU TOUCH A FIREARM. The Gun Safety Rules Are: All guns a..
If you choose to keep a gun in your home, the safety of your children and the children that visit your home is your responsibility and only yours. Guns and your children is a subject you cannot avoid or postpone. If dealing with the issues of guns and children is not one you can take seriously and take the steps ne..
Firearms don’t hurt people sitting on a table, tucked in a drawer or in a glove compartment. Accidents happen when we are negligent in our care and storage of firearms and they are left loaded, unlocked and available to be mishandled. How we store our firearms is key. Where and how you store your firearm(s) should be a..
I am thrilled to share the below 3 part series on pregnancy and shooting – before, during and after! This is such an important topic and one we get asked about and talk about frequently. This series provides information and guidance fo women who are planning on starting a family,
Hearing protection is a neglected necessity. I see so many photos of women not wearing any ear protection and it has made me stop and wonder why. I believe it is the perceived inconvenience coupled with not having a full understanding of how important it is. Let’s cover the basics first. Hearing pr..
Republished with permission from our friends at Concealed Nation Ingesting lead is a serious thing, and can cause numerous problems for people with constant exposure. As you’re likely aware, you come into contact with lead during every trip to the range. You even come into contact with it each time you hand..
While a guns primary danger lies in the discharge of ammunition, there are other secondary dangers in which a gun may be detrimental to the health of the handler and bystanders. Gun safety rules will also apply to dealing with these secondary dangers of guns. Danger To Hearing From Noise When a gun is di..
Little do you know, but this insidious heavy metal found in ranges everywhere may be slowly killing you. -By Wm. Lane M. Robson, MD Dr. Lane Robson is the Director of Pediatric Nephrology at The Children’s Hospital, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, South Carolina. He is a member of The Greenville Gun Club a..