About Lockton Affinity, LLC

Lockton Affinity, an affiliate of Lockton Companies, was formed in 1987 to meet the dynamic, specialized insurance needs of affinity groups, non-profits, associations and franchises.

Does Homeowner’s Insurance Protect Your Guns?

When you have valuable guns and accessories, it’s important to think about whether you have adequate insurance coverage in the event of a burglary or other theft, fire, damage, or other instance of direct physical loss to your property.

Many homeowners’ insurance policies tend to cover your firearms to a limited extent, both in the type of loss covered (generally just theft) and

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Gun Safety for Kids and How to Teach It

With firearms found in almost half the households across the United States, gun safety for kids is critical. There is a beneficial accident prevention program, Eddie Eagle Program, to help parents, law enforcement, community groups and educators teach children not to play with guns. With three short videos featuring Eddie Eagle and his Wing Team, children are engaged, while learning

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Hunting Safety Tips

Statistics from the U.S. Department of the Interior show that hunting is becoming an increasingly popular sport. In 2011 alone, more than 13.7 million hunters pursued a variety of wild game within the United States.

Your local State Fish and Game Department is a great resource for hunter safety education training. The training courses offered by each state are designed to prevent

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Gun Safety Rules

There are three fundamental gun safety rules for handling a firearm. They are:

  1. ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction.

This is the primary gun safety rule. A safe direction means that the gun is pointed so that even if it were to go off it would not cause injury or damage. The key to this rule is to control where

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Concealed Carry Laws by State

Do you have questions about the concealed carry laws in your state or a state you plan to visit? The links below will take you to the pertinent information for each U.S. state.*

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

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An interview with Olympic medalist, Corey Cogdell-Unrein

We had the privilege of sitting down with Olympic medal winning trap shooter, Corey Cogdell-Unrein. We talked with her about a range of topics including Olympic trap shooting, her favorite outdoor activities and hunting bucket list.

At what age where you introduced to shooting sports and hunting?
That is a great question. It all started at a young age for me. I think I

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5 Fall Hunting Safety Tips

A chill in the air, the crunch of frost on the grass, the colors of the leaves falling from the trees – there is nothing like hunting in the fall.  Whether you’re hunting deer, pheasants, turkey or waterfowl, follow these fall hunting safety tips to protect yourself and others.

1.       Permit / License – No matter where or what you’re hunting, you’ll need

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What to Do with your Turkey Leftovers

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you had an enjoyable day filled with loved ones, tasty food and refreshing drinks.

Did your family eat a wild turkey you harvested yourself? Or did you skip turkey all together and try a new tradition?  Despite what you ate or how it got to your table, there’s a good chance you have a lot of leftovers from the

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Winter Weather Preparedness

It always pays to be prepared. From fire evacuation to weather emergencies, it is smart to put plans in place to protect your family and belongings. In the winter, many of the preparation starts with winterizing your home and belongings.

Implementing a Winter Weather Plan

To prepare for the coming winter weather, make a communication plan with your family, build emergency supply kits and

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Celebrating President’s Day

Happy President’s Day! As a day of remembrance and patriotic celebration, we are honoring past and current Presidents with a roundup of Presidential firearms enthusiasts.

The History of President’s Day

Presidents’ Day was originally established in 1885 to celebrate President George Washington’s Birthday. In 1971, the day was moved from Washington’s actual birthday on February 22 to the third Monday in February. This was part

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