Gun Safety Rules

Gun Safty Rules and Mindset.

Gun safety training seeks to instill a certain mindset and appropriate habits by following specific rules. The mindset is that firearms are inherently dangerous and must always be stored carefully and handled with care. Handlers are taught to treat firearms with respect for their destructive capabilities, and strongly discouraged from playing or toying with firearms, a common cause of accidents. The rules of gun safety follow from this mindset. If a sportsman true you'd be

Listen carefully to me:

Never, never, let your gun

Pointed be at anyone.

  • Treat every gun with the respect due a loaded gun.
  • Carry only empty guns, taken down or with the action open,in camp and home.
  • Always be sure that the barrel and action are clear of obstructions.
  • Be sure of your target before you pull the trigger.
  • Never point a gun at anything you do not want to shoot.
  • Never leave your gun unattended unless you unload it first.
  • Never shoot at a flat, hard surface or the surface of wate

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