USCCA-certified firearms instructor Ronnie Oliver of RR21 Tactical Defense and Range, Guns and Safes talks about the recent surge in firearms sales, strapped-up demonstrators, Black Lives Matter, firearms safety, and cultivating the proper mindset to carry. This show is presented in the hopes of educating the general public about the dangers of using firearms without being trained to do so.

This interview was recorded at Range, Guns and Safes in Forest Park on Aug. 13, 2020 and contains audible gunfire in the background, as well as descriptions of various incidents involving firearms. The content of this podcast may not be suitable for children. Some strong language that was integral to the story’s content has been “bleeped” as a courtesy.


“A lot of people get a gun, and instead of them being 5 foot 4, they’re now 5 foot nine and a half. And that’s what we don’t want.” –Ronnie Oliver, USCCA certified firearms instructor

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Note: This podcast reflects the opinions and expertise of the guest. The Clayton Crescent does not advocate the use or non-use of firearms, which is a highly personal decision that should not be taken lightly. Do not take anything in this podcast as legal advice. While some basic safety tips are presented, no podcast can take the place of in-person safety instruction and listeners should not treat this podcast as a substitute for in-person training. Although Georgia law does not require gun owners to pass any safety or proficiency tests, consider seeking out a reputable firearms trainer who is certified by an established firearms safety group. Ask your local firearms dealer or certified firearms instructor about the best way to carry and secure your weapons and ammunition out of the reach of children, thieves, and other unauthorized persons. You expressly agree that you, the reader/listener, and not The Clayton Crescent or its staff, guests, and supporters are solely liable for your actions and decisions in regard to the content of this podcast.

The 4 Rules of Gun Safety

  1. Treat every gun as if it is loaded.
  2. Don’t point your gun at anything you are not willing to destroy.
  3. Know your target and what is beyond it.
  4. Keep your finger off the trigger until you have made a conscious decision to shoot.

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