The Ten Commandments of Gun Safety

1ST COMMANDMENT

   Always keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction.

 2ND COMMANDMENT

   Firearms should be unloaded when not actually in use.

 3RD COMMANDMENT

   Don’t rely on your gun’s safety.

 4TH COMMANDMENT

   Be sure of your target and what’s beyond it.

 5TH COMMANDMENT

   Use proper ammunition.

 6TH COMMANDMENT

   If your gun fails to fire when the trigger is pulled, handle with care.

 7TH COMMANDMENT

   Always wear eye and ear protection when shooting.

 8TH COMMANDMENT

   Be sure the barrel is clear of obstructions before shooting.

 9TH COMMANDMENT

   Don’t alter or modify your gun and have it serviced regularly.

 10TH COMMANDMENT

   Learn the mechanical and handling characteristics of the firearm you are using.