The Fundamental NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling Are :
* ALWAYS Keep the Gun Pointed in a Safe Direction.
* ALWAYS Keep your Finger OFF the Trigger until Ready to Shoot.
* ALWAYS Keep the Gun Unloaded until Ready to Use.
When Using or Storing a Gun, ALWAYS Follow These NRA Rules:
* Know your Target and what is beyond.
* Know how to use the Gun Safely
* Be sure the Gun is Safe to operate.
* Use only the Correct Ammunition for your Gun.
* Wear Eye and Ear Protection as Appropriate.
* Never use Alcohol or Drugs before or while shooting.
* Store Guns so they are Not Accessible to Unauthorized persons.
* Be Aware that certain types of Guns and many Shooting Activities require Additional Safety precautions.