Zurlon Tipton and Gun Safety’s Basic Yet Very Hard Lessons

There is no middle ground when it comes to handling firearms.  You either do it properly or terrible things happen.   Basic gun safety means following some very simple rules.  Break those rules and bad things happen.  Sometimes those bad things

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Negligent Discharge: Miami-Dade Police Officer’s Failure to Follow Safe Gun Handling Rules

I’m sure it’s every cop’s worst nightmare. Handling a firearm and it “just goes off”. Except that’s not what happens. A firearm doesn’t “just go off”. Someone puts their finger on the trigger and pulls it. Then the gun “just

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With Concealed Carry Comes Personal Responsibility

A frightening story from Belize reinforces the responsibility we gun owners have when carrying our firearms legally, no matter where we are. A man was in Brown Sugar Mall, a crowded area called “Tourism Village”, when felt the need to

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Rookie Ottawa Constable claims she was shot, sparks massive manhunt, but did she really shoot herself?

A Gantineau, Quebec, police constable, apparently raiding a Saturday night bush party outside Ottawa, managed to get herself shot instead. The only question remaining now is this: Who shot her? The rookie constable with just 3 years on the job

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When is Police Brutality NOT Police Brutality? When the Judge Says So…

RCMP Constable Andy Yung is a real piece of work. And by that I mean he is the type of man we really don’t want patrolling our streets armed with a badge,  a gun and the power to do as

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Gun Safety Rules must be followed if you don’t want to shoot your penis off

While some people insist on calling this sort of thing an “accidental discharge” I prefer the vastly more accurate term “negligent discharge”. It was no accident that an unnamed man in Birmingham, Alabama, shot himself in the penis on June

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DEA Agent Lee Paige loses case centering around his shooting himself during a gun safety demonstration

Lee Paige, the DEA’s poster-boy for how NOT to handle a firearm, is apparently still a Drug Enfrocement Agency (DEA) special agent stationed in Orlando, Florida, according to a report found online. You may recall the 2004 video of DEA

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Firearm Safety Advisory: You’re NOT one of the Sons of Anarchy…

Chandler, Arizona: On August 2nd, Joshua Seto failed the Stupid Test. Many people who fail the Stupid Test never get a second chance to get it right.  Seto is a very lucky man and he is lucky to be alive.

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Canada’s Two-Tier Justice System is Alive and Well… One Law for the RCMP, Another for the Rest of Us

Gotta love Canada.  The land where RCMP constables commit crimes with impunity, crimes that would garner any mere citizen with a lengthy prison sentence. Take, as today’s example, the case of RCMP Constable Andy Yung.  For his crime, firing his

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Cops shooting cops… just NOT a good idea

News coming out of Columbus, Ohio is not very good.  Sgt. Michael Mourne was shot by fellow officer Stephen Lazar as the team was exiting their vehicle to serve a search warrant. The admonition “Keep your finger OFF the trigger

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There’s a reason WHY we say “Be Sure of your Target”!

One of the primary rules of shooting is to be sure of your target (what you’re shooting at) and beyond.  It’s so you KNOW what it is that you’re about to send hot lead into! Apparently someone missed their “Firearms

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Just tell the truth, painful as it might be, okay?

Telling the truth isn’t always easy.  Sometimes it’s downright hard, actually.  Especially when you’ve screwed up, and screwed up really bad. You know, like shooting yourself in your bullet-proof vest because you were stupid enough to point your loaded firearm

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