The 4 firearm safety rules:

  1. All guns are always loaded.
  2. Never let the muzzle cover anything you are not willing to destroy.
  3. Keep your finger off the trigger till your sights are on the target.
  4. Identify your target, and what is behind it.

“Stand your ground. Don’t fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war let it begin here.” Captain John Parker, to his Militiamen on Lexington Green, April 19, 1775.

“God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.” – Daniel Webster

“No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session.” – Gideon J. Tucker, 1866

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.” – H.L. Mencken

“Crisis is the rallying cry of the tyrant.” – James Madison