From the very moment you pick up your first gun, it is crucial that you understand your responsibility to safety, not only for yourself but for those around you. The message is preached by range officers, instructors and gun owners alike: Safety comes first, always, and everywhere. Additionally, gun safety and awareness have preserved and protected the opportunities firearm owners enjoy.
As a gun owner you know the NRA’s safety principles:
- ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction
- ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot
- ALWAYS keep the gun unloaded until ready to use
- ALWAYS know what is behind your target
The NRA Step-By-Step Guide to Gun Safety takes safety even further to help you fulfill your quest to become a safe and mindful firearm owner.
The comprehensive guidebook covers such things as firearms anatomy; what you should know about different types of ammunition; how to protect your hearing and eyesight; what to wear when shooting; how to safely load a gun; how to safely handle a gun at home, in the field or on the range; how to store a firearm; how to safely and legally transport a firearm and much more.
Whether you grew up with firearms or have just recently joined the community of gun owners, The NRA Step-By-Step Guide to Gun Safety is a book you’ll want to keep close at hand. Use it to look up answers to a variety of questions, as a reference and to help explain safety concerns to those around you.