Posted July 27, 2015 5:00 pm by Comments

By Dan Zimmerman


By James England via

There are way more than 10 things you should never do as a concealed carrier…or as a firearms owner in general. But we’ve decided to pick 10 extremely important ones. We’re not judging you if you do these things – we’re just saying it’s the opposite of responsible . . .

10. Fire Warning Shots

There are a lot of tense, ambiguous situations out there. Like, maybe you’re debating whether or not you should take a defensive posture and remove your concealed carry firearm or not. Let’s cut to the chase – if you feel threatened, act accordingly. That’s all it comes down to. But do not – repeat, DO NOT – fire warning shots.

If someone doesn’t believe your concealed carry firearm is loaded, they’re welcome to find out the hard way. Heck, if you have it out already, you can even tell them to chill out on the ground while you wait for police to arrive. There’s a whole lot of options (a lot). Firing a warning shot isn’t one of them.

And discharging a firearm within most municipalities is an actual crime. As in, if you discharged that round and police arrive …read more

Source:: Truth About Guns

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