Our minds produce these self-justifying excuses readily and without effort. What requires mental exertion is pushing the excuses aside and reverting back to what we know to be safe and right.
Articles that emphasize and teach about firearm safety rules and issues at home, when carrying, and at the range.
Every October 31, children all over go door to door, trick-or-treating. It is very important to take safety precautions and prepare before allowing your children to go out. Before your children go trick or treating, please ensure the following things:
While many of us check our carry guns and equipment religiously, how many check your ammunition? A recent article by Patrick Sweeney discussing “one in a million” ammo accidents got me to thinking:
Among the most natural of human instincts is the need to convince oneself that one’s actions are good and acceptable. In order to understand what is generally called self-justification we have to start with another scientific term; cognitive dissonance.
It’s critical that you become proficient with your firearm of choice if you have decided to carry. The draw. The grip. Acquisition of the target. Accuracy in firing your weapon if it becomes absolutely necessary. But just as important – perhaps so – is the cluster of tactics that surround and permeate the act of drawing down […]
The firearm carrying citizen went into a store bathroom and was followed by another man who attacked him with a punch in the face. When the firearm owner fell to the ground the attacker stole his firearm from him and turned it on the gun owner.