Instagram Live Feeds and Empowering Others with Firearms Education

With all this news about live feeds and social media, there are issues I have to address. On this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio, host Lloyd Bailey and I both address a firearms incident, which could have been prevented. https://tunein.com/embed/player/t113024460/ This is an incident, which I'm really sad and heartbroken about. It's one that I …

Suppressors and Hearing Protection at ALR

Suppressors were all the rage at this year’s SHOT Show. This is primarily due to the changing of leadership in our country. On January 9th the American Suppressor Association (ASA), announced the reintroduction of the Hearing Protection Act (HPA). Knox Williams, President and Executive Director of the ASA stated, “The American Suppressor Association believes that citizens should …

When Should Your Children Learn About Firearms

This site is here because I like inspiring others, be it into the outdoors, hunting, shooting, mentoring, cooking or other activities. Today I want to share a tip about encouraging youngsters and when it's appropriate to teach them about firearms. Many of us own guns for various reasons. I like to collect them. My aunt …

50 State Fish & Wildlife Agencies To Help Americans “Hunt S.A.F.E.”

Part of teaching children to bring home dinner is encouraging safety, responsibility, and traditions. As we do this, there are steps we can take to guarantee a rewarding experience. See below, as NSSF's Project ChildSafe and NSSF team up to help state agencies share the experience. ~Mia Project ChildSafe, Cabela’s Partner With 50 State Fish …

Chamber-View® and Cabela’s® Partner for Firearm Safety

Chamber-View® and Cabela’s® are proud to partner together to promote safe firearm handling and storage with the use of ECIs. As National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) members, both companies have taken the Project ChildSafe® Pledge: “I choose to own a firearm and therefor accept responsibility for using and storing it safely. I commit to securing my firearm when not in use, being aware of who can access it all times and educating others to do the same.”

Savage Arms Support NSSF’s Project ChildSafe

Savage Arms™ promotes responsible gun ownership by including a Project ChildSafe-approved lock with every new Savage and Stevens firearm. Savage has partnered with CCI Ammunition to debut a public service announcement about responsible gun ownership practices. The PSA video features the Landry family, stars of the hit show “Swamp People®” on HISTORY®.

Project ChildSafe Hits Major Milestone

Project ChildSafe Hits Major Milestone with 1,000 Supporter Organizations Firearm industry program distributed nearly a quarter million safety kits nationwide in  NEWTOWN, Conn. - The National Shooting Sports Foundation, trade association for the firearms industry, announces that 1,000 manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, ranges, hunter safety instructors and conservation groups have joined with NSSF to promote Project …

Shooting Safety (NAHC) – WHERE IS YOUR MUZZLE POINTED?

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WHERE IS YOUR MUZZLE POINTED? Mia Anstine Contributor I watched a video including a group of hunters loaded up on a boat, headed out to hunt. One of the hunters spoke a reminder indicating, to be safe, you should always point your firearm in the air. “In the air” is not always the safest direction. …

Tips for Introducing Newbies to Riflescopes at NAHC

4 TIPS: INTRODUCING A NEWBIE TO A RIFLESCOPE Mia Anstine Contributor New hunters often begin their hunting career using a mentor’s rifle. It’s a wonderful thing to have great mentors, but as a mentor there are things of old habit, which we need not take for granted. One such thing is peering at out targets …

3 TIPS TO HELP KIDS ENJOY THEIR FIRST HUNT

3 TIPS TO HELP KIDS ENJOY THEIR FIRST HUNT Mia Anstine Contributor Shooting sports are becoming ever more popular for kids. For some of these youngsters, their next step might be entering the world of hunting. Introducing a young shooter to hunting sports can be a thrill for everyone. Thankfully, most parents want to always …