Where this is the case, the recipient of the firearm (even in the case of a gift) must obtain a state background check before taking possession of the firearm. Most states however, still have no regulation around the transfer of a firearm between two private parties Embed This Image On Your Site ( code below): […]
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Imagine being shot in the chest. Now also imagine that your 1-year-old child also gets shot in the leg. Things couldn’t be much worse. Not unless the shooter is your 2-year-old, and the gun used is the one you carry to protect yourself and your family. Well, that precisely describes a tragic incident in Granbury, […]
Handling firearms comes with substantial risk. Unfortunately, the risk doesn’t disappear just when we leave the range. Many unintended discharges (UDs) occur when people conduct dry fire practice. When Dry Fire Practice Isn’t “Dry” Part I Unintended Discharges — There is a belief that only inexperienced or reckless gun owners have unintended discharges. But is […]
Chances are, you have heard someone say, ‘complacency kills!’ But this statement isn’t meant for us to take literally… right? Well, I actually think complacency can lead to tragic outcomes. Therefore, we should guard against it in all aspects of our lives. Complacency is common: Complacency is insidious and creeps up without us recognizing it. […]
According to the agency’s website, the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) mission is to: Protect the nation’s transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce. Apparently, the TSA, an agency of the Federal Department of Homeland Security, believes that mission includes requesting that local Sheriffs reve citizens’ concealed carry licenses. TSA Pittsburg, Pennsylvania: […]
Air travel with a firearm is generally a pleasant experience if one understands the laws and is well prepared. This article will out the basic do’s and don’ts.