Carey McWilliams’s New Book “A Shooting Guide for the Blind” is a Scholarly Guide to Proper Gun Handling for the Visually Impaired

FARGO, N.D., Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Carey McWilliams, a completely blind man since the age of ten, a bachelor’s and master’s degree holder in mass communications from North Dakota State University, and the first totally blind person in the United States to obtain a concealed weapons permit, has completed his new book "A Shooting Guide for the Blind": a defining account on safe and effective firearm usage for people with visual disabilities. Author McWilliams writes to aid the disabled in utilizing their skills in firearms without having to be anxious with their physical ailment: "The key to receiving visual assistance with forms and the like to get a permit, or even buy a gun, requires being polite and presenting yourself as sincere to disarm anyone’s misgivings about your ability to be safe and responsible. There are, sometimes, where this isn’t always possible, so smile, but prepare yourself as if you are conducting business where deals are made or broken unemotionally to get results. The Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, allows a second party to aid you in filling out the paperwork required for either gun purchases or for concealed carry. If it wasn’t true, a blind person could not take out nor be forced to repay, loans, credit cards, tax liabilities, or even apply for government assistance, as all these require filling out paperwork and signing your name. I always wanted to be in the black instead of just looking at it. So don’t let anyone get […]

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