10 Commandments of Gun Safety

These commandments should be etched in your memory forever. Let them govern your actions wherever and whenever you’re involved with firearms: in the woods, on the range, or in your home. Please take time to review and understand these rules.

  1. ALWAYS KEEP THE MUZZLE POINTED IN A SAFE DIRECTION.
  2. FIREARMS SHOULD BE UNLOADED WHEN NOT ACTUALLY IN USE.
  3. DON’T RELY ON YOUR GUNS SAFETY.
  4. BE SURE OF YOUR TARGET AND WHAT’S BEYOND IT.
  5. USE PROPER AMMUNITION.
  6. IF YOU GUN FAILS TO FIRE WHEN THE TRIGGER IS PULLED, HANDLE WITH CARE.
  7. ALWAYS WEAR EYE AND EAR PROTECTION WHEN SHOOTING.
  8. BE SURE THE BARREL IS CLEAR OF OBSTRUCTIONS BEFORE SHOOTING.
  9. DON’T ALTER OR MODIFY YOUR GUN AND HAVE IT SERVICED REGULARLY.
  10. LEARN THE MECHANICAL AND HANDLING CHARACTERISTICS OF THE FIREARM YOU ARE USING.