|No mechanical device has a will of its own. A gun
never "goes off" unless something causes it to do so. The aspect of
safety is central to gun handling. Memorize the four principles of firearm
safety. Treat them with absolute seriousness.
them into your
All guns are always loaded.
Never let the muzzle cover anything you are not willing to destroy.
Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on target.
Be sure of your target.
(Know what it is, what is in line with it, and what is behind it.
shoot anything you have not positively identified.)