Sadly, suicide among people ages 10 to 24 is on the rise. This video highlights a guide for parents, “Understanding Youth Mental Health and Preventing Unauthorized Access to Firearms,” created by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).
Project ChildSafe and the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF) are emphasizing gun safety as a critical part of home safety as National Safety Month kicks off, and as the nationwide surge in firearm sales continues and includes millions of first-time buyers. “With the start of June and National Safety Month, now is a good time […]
Firearms trainer Avery Skipalis brings you tips and tactics for a safe and enjoyable beginning experience at the range with kids. In this video, sponsored by Project ChildSafe, Avery and her son share some quality range time together. Sponsored by the NSSF and Project ChildSafe First of all, she stresses the importance of teaching your […]
On January 22, 2020, more than 300 people gathered at the 3rd Annual Women of the Gun reception, held at the 42nd annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas. Project ChildSafe and Women’s Outdoor News again collaborated to recognize prominent and emerging females in the shooting, hunting and outdoor industries. Sponsored by […]
When it comes to firearms safety, there’s a lot more than meets the eye. If there are firearms in the home, it’s important for both parents and children to not only learn about proper storage, but also safe handling. The Project ChildSafe website talks about both of these issues effectively and clearly, giving clear education for […]
When hunting, it is always important to dress for the conditions, and I’m not referring to the weather only. Having the right gear can significantly improve your hunt and keep you safe. Here are 6 grouse hunting safety tips for your trip to the woods. Sponsored by the NSSF and Project ChildSafe 6 Grouse Hunting […]
In 2019, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) marks the 20th anniversary of its Project ChildSafe program. Project ChildSafe has increased awareness of safe firearms handling and storage practices and helped reduce accidental firearms deaths to historic lows. This fall, Project ChildSafe hopes to help educate new and seasoned hunters prepare for an exiting – […]
Donnelle Johnson and Lisa Thompson are Colorado-based outdoorswomen and part of the “Step Up Step Out Colorado Outdoors” mentor organization. They are dedicated to sharing their passion for hunting and taking out novice youth and female hunters on incredible hunts.
Did you follow along with the Guinness World Record shoot sponsored by CZ-USA? During the 12-hour marathon, 5 shotgun shooters tried to see how many clays they could break. The night before the big day, I sat down with the 2 female athletes to find out why they think the shotgun sports are a great […]
Every family has its rules. As gun owners, we have some very important rules that everyone must follow. These rules apply to everyone, no matter their ages. There are 4 rules for firearms safety that are commonly considered as THE 4 rules of firearms safety, and following them whenever you handle a gun is very […]
The topic of guns and gun safety can be a daunting experience for both parents and children. Parents not be able to find the right words and sometimes children might become frightened if something is made into a big deal. Books are a great way to teach kids about firearms and firearm safety.
When it comes to teaching our kids about firearm safety, where do we begin? Do we take them to the range? Do we let them play with pretend guns? Do we try to sit down and have a conversation with them? Sponsored by Project ChildSafe Kids are extremely smart; they understand a lot more than […]
While spending time at the Scholastic Action Shooting Sports (SASP) Nationals, I couldn’t help but be impressed by the amazing youth involved in the shooting sports. These young athletes are kind, respectful, polite and encouraging. Honestly, they are a pleasure to be around. Sponsored by The NSSF and ProjectChildSafe The SASP offers youth from grade […]
One of the simplest ways that we can keep firearms away from youngsters or people who should not have access to them is by securing them. Securing a firearm can mean different things to different people. It can mean that we lock them in a safe. But what options do we have, if we do […]
At least 81,283 like-minded individuals gathered in Indianapolis, Indiana, for the 148th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits held in April 2019. Sponsored by the NSSF and Project ChildSafe More than 800 exhibitors displayed their guns, gear and other products on 15 acres of the Indianapolis Convention Center. 2019 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibit Every morning […]
In April, 450 likeminded women gathered in Texas Hill Country for the 7th Annual A Girl & A Gun National Training Conference. Their ages (I had one lady in my class who was 72 year-old) and backgrounds varied, but they had one goal in mind – to train, train and train some more. Sponsored by […]
When you’re expecting your first child, there are plenty of new worries to think about. With everything a new parent needs to get done before baby arrives, there is 1 thing that should be a priority – ensuring your firearms are safely secured in your home.
As a mom-to-be, Ali Juten has her hands full exploring all she can about firearm safety and becoming a parent. It’s hard to imagine that her new baby will ever be without her, let alone at a sleepover but, it is inevitable. Someday, Baby Juten will spend time at her friend’s house, in the care […]
Schaumburg, Illinois, hosted the 2019 National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic. Through this event, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever welcomed 22,387 attendees, hundreds of vendors and even more bird dogs. Sponsored by NSSF Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever Pheasants Forever (PF) and Quail Forever (QF) are both grassroots, volunteer, membership-based nonprofit organizations. The mission of […]
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