Ten Commandments of Firearm Safety 

  1. Treat every gun as if it were loaded.
  2. Always be aware of where the gun’s muzzle is pointed.
  3. Unload guns when not in use.
  4. Be sure the barrel is clear of obstructions.
  5. Be sure of your target before you pull the trigger.
  6. Never point a gun at anything you do not want to shoot.
  7. Never climb a tree or fence or jump a ditch with a loaded firearm.
  8. Never shoot a bullet at a flat, hard surface or water.
  9. Store guns and ammunition separately.
  10. Avoid alcoholic beverages before and during shooting.