Why there will always be ‘Accidental Discharges’

While Robert Farago over at celebrates a victory in terminology , I have to say “Meh”.  The blogger in question Matt Agorist of thefreethoughtproject.com has a perfectly valid point, but what he has really done, is highlighted the real battle on our hands: Advocates from both sides use differing (and sometimes misleading) terminology deliberately.  Lets… Read More »

The Ethics of Publishing Gun Owner Lists

As is often the case around the firearms community, there are foolish people who do very dubious things in support of their beliefs concerning firearms. Case-in-point: The Journal News recently published several interactive maps that show the location of every pistol permit holder in three counties.  Everyone I know is up in arms about this,… Read More »

Technorati Claim Token

E4RCV7K4GXMV In order to be listed on Technorati we have to post this token.  If you are not Technorati you can just ignore this post.  Thanks.

The Brady Campaign ‘Assault’ Assault

Brace yourself for a flash of the obvious: The Brady Campaign is out to get our firearms.  All of them.  There is not denying it.  To those of you who have owned a gun for more than a few hours this is no surprise.  Personally it doesn’t worry me that they feel that way.  It… Read More »

Revised Safety Rules

After our review by the folks at in their article: some people pointed out that Col. Cooper’s firearm safety rules were not quite on par with reality (for example some people like to dry fire and so they would break rule #1: All firearms are always loaded)  So the question posed was how the  firearms… Read More »

Gun Safety and Responsibility

In light of the recent events at Virginia Tech and the Ohio school shooting (and not so recent events like columbine) we have all been thinking about gun safety and responsibility, especially when it involves children.   But what can we, as gun owners, do?  A lot believe it or not, and without giving up… Read More »

Question of the Day at TTAG

Our friend Robert over at The Truth About Guns has featured the Firearms Code Of Responsibility as their question of they day.  This is great since it will let me get some much needed input from others people.  The debate has been intense and no punches have been pulled.  The comments have not really been… Read More »