Submitted from George Harris of International Firearms Consultants

The concepts of Muzzle Management and Trigger-Finger Discipline works as an all-encompassing approach to safety and better shooting.

Changing the Rules: Revisiting the Basics of Safe Gun Handling
by Kevin Michalowski

You know the rules. They are: 1. Treat every gun as if it is loaded. 2. Never point your firearm at something you are not willing to destroy. 3. Keep your finger off the trigger until you have made a decision to shoot. 4. Know your target and beyond.

So, do you agree with all those rules? Do they make sense in every situation?

I contend that the four cardinal safety rules work well for flat, square ranges but could be amended for personal defense situations and for the training required in such situations.

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