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You Can’t Learn the 4 Rules of Gun Safety

August 4, 2014 Comments (6) gun culture, safety

The 4 Rules of Firearm Safety

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I made this graphic today for work and thought I’d share here, too. This is vital stuff!

The 4 rules of firearm safety

6 Responses to The 4 Rules of Firearm Safety

  1. […] Barring malfunction, safety is dictated by the human who uses or operates a device, no matter what that device is. There is no such thing as a safe or unsafe pistol and no amount of extra, external mechanism applied to a Glock or any modern pistol can render it “safe” in the hands of an incompetent or complacent operator. A person is safe or unsafe and this fact governs all manipulation and operation of firearms. Firearm safety is defined not by mechanisms, but by adherence to four simple and inviolate rules. […]

  2. […] all of these things perfectly for thousands of repetitions in training, all while obeying the 4 rules of firearm safety out of habit (developed in consistent, ongoing training around other people), and you will never […]

  3. […] rely upon or utilize a safety gadget on a pistol. Adhering to the 4 rules of firearm safety is the ONLY way to avoid killing or injuring yourself or someone else. No external lever can make a […]

  4. […] was not taught any formal 4 rules of firearm safety, but I was taught their essence. Very early on, both my parents and grandparents impressed upon me […]

  5. […] all of these things perfectly for thousands of repetitions in training, all while obeying the 4 rules of firearm safety out of habit (developed through consistent, ongoing training around other people), and you will […]

  6. […] rely upon or utilize a safety gadget on a pistol. Adhering to the 4 rules of firearm safety is the ONLY way to avoid killing or injuring yourself or someone else. No external lever can make a […]

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