That is a statement that I hear all too often. I’ve also heard people say that they have not even learned how to load it, let alone shoot it. If it’s not that then it might be, “I have a gun, but I have shot it only a few times”, or something to that affect. That bothers me – a lot.
Without a doubt, if you are choosing to own a gun, it is not enough to have it, but you have to be trained how to use it and use it safely and effectively in an emergency. Otherwise, you might as well find a rock that you can keep with you and on your nightstand, because that is about how valuable your gun is if you don’t know how to use it. You might as well just throw it at your assailant. You have made the decision to bring a gun into your home and your life, now learn how to use it properly so it’s not just a fancy paperweight.
Now that does not mean that you need Continue reading