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  • Reexamining Cooper's Four Rules of Gun Safety - Part IV

    Reexamining Cooper's Four Rules of Gun Safety - Part IV by Kirk Lawson [Unload that gun!] In Parts I-III, we looked at some issues with the first three rules of Gun Safety as described by the esteemed Colonel Jeff Cooper. Instead of using this last article in the series to review his 4th rule, I'm going to look at the National Rifle Association's rules. In particular, we'll look at NRA rule number 3. NRA's rules number 1 and 2 are, "ALWAYS Keep The Gun Pointed In A Safe Direction," and...
  • Reexamining Cooper's Four Rules of Gun Safety - Part III

    Reexamining Cooper's Four Rules of Gun Safety - Part III by Kirk Lawson [Keep your booger-hook off the bang switch] We have been reexamining Jeff Cooper's Four Rules of Gun Safety. In Part I and Part II, we looked at his first and second rule. In this article, we'll take a look at his third rule: "Keep your finger off the trigger till your sights are on the target." A gun is not a living, breathing, creature. Barring a defect or failure of the machine, it cannot discharge unless the...
  1. Reexamining Cooper's Four Rules of Gun Safety - Part IV

    Reexamining Cooper's Four Rules of Gun Safety - Part IV by Kirk Lawson [Unload that gun!] In Parts I-III, we looked at some issues with the first three rules of Gun Safety as described by the esteemed Colonel Jeff Cooper. Instead of using this last article in the series to review his 4th rule, I'm going to look at the National Rifle Association's rules. In particular, we'll look at NRA rule number 3. NRA's rules number 1 and 2 are, "ALWAYS Keep The Gun Pointed In A Safe Direction," and...
  2. Reexamining Cooper's Four Rules of Gun Safety - Part III

    Reexamining Cooper's Four Rules of Gun Safety - Part III by Kirk Lawson [Keep your booger-hook off the bang switch] We have been reexamining Jeff Cooper's Four Rules of Gun Safety. In Part I and Part II, we looked at his first and second rule. In this article, we'll take a look at his third rule: "Keep your finger off the trigger till your sights are on the target." A gun is not a living, breathing, creature. Barring a defect or failure of the machine, it cannot discharge unless the...
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