Le­gal­i­ties

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There are no laws against aid­ing your­self, and very few could ever con­demn you for giv­ing aid to your own fam­ily mem­bers. How­ever, there are laws lim­it­ing the type and amount of aid an “un­trained civil­ian” can of­fer a vic­tim whom they do not know. Check with your home state and get a good un­der­stand­ing of its “good sa­mar­i­tan” statutes.

They are meant for out­doors­men, be­cause they are pre­cisely the peo­ple who ven­ture into the woods, away from the nor­mal sources of med­i­cal care. Just to add a lit­tle spice to the mix, we do so car­ry­ing bows, knives and firearms. All these im­ple­ments are 100 per­cent safe—or at least they are un­til we add in the hu­man fac­tor. Ev­ery now and then, all of us can have our mo­ment of stu­pid­ity. Those are the times you won­der why you don’t have a TMS Out­doors Hunter’s Trauma Kit on you per­son­ally, in ev­ery car you own and at home.

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