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Modern Survival is a publication that encourages its readers to be prepared citizens who can self-sustain, particularly in the aftermath of a large-scale or grid-down disaster. Their philosophy is to help individuals learn how to be ruggedly self-reliant, rather than reliant on the government, emergency services, or their extended families, neighbors, and friends in the wake of an emergency situation. 

After a major disaster, emergency services and police protection are typically stretched extremely thin. Being prepared to survive after a disaster allows first responders to respond to those who need their help most. Survivalists seek to free up emergency services, resources, and assistance, effectively moving themselves to the back of the priority line because they have the skills to survive, and sometimes thrive, while others may not. 

Life is full of unknowns, and it doesn’t take events like a major natural disaster or man-made terror attack for survival skills to be useful. In addition to the worst-case scenarios most people imagine, there are many everyday survival situations that individuals and families run into, as well. From ice storms to getting lost in the woods, Modern Survival shares tips to help readers brush up on their survival skills. 

Modern Survival’s mission is to help people and families prepare to face the unknown, and come out on the other side. From wilderness survival tips to building a prepper pantry, this publication is dedicated to educating readers in the skills of our predecessors. They believe that modern society has effectively eliminated survival education, and they’re committed to bringing awareness to as many readers as possible. 

As one of the most useful survival resources on the web, Modern Survival provides weekly news, tips, resources, tactics, and even skill development courses. They aim to keep their readers informed, protected, healthy, and happy, no matter what life brings their way.

Rittenhouse Prosecutor Shocks EVERYONE With Horrifying Move

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(ModernSurvival.org) – The trial against Kyle Rittenhouse is coming to a close, with the jury already entering into deliberations. As the nation waits on pins and needles for the verdict, the prosecutors in the case have given them plenty to talk about — and it has nothing to do with Rittenhouse himself.

Assistant District Attorney (ADA) Thomas Binger, the prosecutor in the Rittenhouse trial, shocked gun owners around the world during his closing arguments. Binger, while attempting to paint Rittenhouse as a reckless gun owner who put those around him in danger, picked up an exhibit AR-15. He then pointed the weapon at those in the courtroom, including the jury.

To make his brazen display of firearm ineptitude even worse, Binger’s finger was on the trigger the whole time. In a matter of minutes, the ADA broke countless gun safety rules while attempting to lecture the jury on how “reckless” Rittenhouse was.

Regardless of how the jury rules, Binger’s actions have cast a spotlight on the importance of gun safety. No one should ever repeat the ADA’s mistakes.

Basic Firearm Safety Rules Everyone Should Know

With so many examples of poor firearm safety in the news recently, now is a good time to cover some basic safety rules for firearms. In the following video from Brownells, Inc., Jeff Gonzales from Trident Concepts outlines four important gun safety rules:

  • All guns are always loaded. Even if you know for certain that a firearm isn’t loaded, it should still be treated as if it is. This habit will teach you to treat the gun with respect and get used to handling it safely.
  • Muzzle discipline. The muzzle of the firearm should always be pointed in a safe direction. A safe direction is anywhere a shot fired will cause little to no property damage, and no risk of injury or death to a person.
  • Trigger discipline. Until you are ready to fire, your trigger finger should always be in the home position — between the top of the firearm (slide) and the bottom (frame). Amy time the firearm is being handled or carried, the trigger finger should be there.
    When you’re ready to fire — meaning you have identified a target, moved your gun into position and aimed — your trigger finger will move from the home position to the trigger.
  • Know your target. If you are going to fire on a target, be sure you have identified it and anything behind it. If you intend to use lethal force in self defense, be sure you know exactly what the threat is before pulling the trigger. Ultimately, you’re responsible for every round fired — and everything they hit.

By practicing basic firearm safety, not only do we keep ourselves and our loved ones safe, we also set an example for other gun owners on how to be responsible and respectful.

For additional information for new gun owners, check out this article on NSSF’s Project Childsafe.

~Here’s to Your Survival!

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