WHEREAS, in consideration of being permitted to attend and participate in a handgun course to apply for a concealed handgun permit, which course shall include instruction in applicable laws; handgun operation; the use, storage and cleaning of handguns; and, for the use of any premises or location in conjunction with the training, testing or instruction; and in addition to other good and valuable consideration the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the undersigned hereby agrees to the following:
THE UNDERSIGNED expressly assumes all risk, liability and responsibility of taking part in this course of instruction and all associated classroom and shooting activities, including but not limited to: applicable handgun laws; the use of handguns; handgun familiarity; concealed carry methods; safety issues; discharge of handguns; storage of handguns; cleaning of handguns; the firing of live ammunition; the risk of injury or death as related to the possession, cleaning, and operation of firearms; and legal considerations regarding handguns.
THE UNDERSIGNED, including their executors, personal representatives, administrators, assignees, heirs, beneficiaries, devisees, and next of kin, hereby forever release, indemnify, and hold harmless Concealed Carry Academy, LLC (hereinafter “CCA”); Harvey E. Morse, and their agents, instructors, employees, volunteers, and assistants; range operators; and training facilities, including without limitation lessees, lot owners, and shooting ranges, from any and all rights of any claim or for damages, losses, injury, sickness, lawsuits, and demands of any type or nature (including, but not limited to, accidents; injuries; death of the undersigned; injuries to the undersigned; injuries or death caused by the undersigned to any person or living creature; illnesses suffered to or caused by the undersigned; damage to the undersigned’s property or to any other property used during training and instructional purposes resulting from the discharge of any handgun, including handgun or ammunition malfunctions or defects, teaching or training, errors, omissions or misinformation; and any and all other type of actions, whatsoever or wheresoever located, which may now or in the future ever arise out of, be related to, or connected with the course of training and instruction, including all present and future firearm related use, misuse, actions, or activities involving handguns by the undersigned). Said release, indemnification, and hold harmless provisions shall include, but are not limited to, the undersigned’s obligation to pay all reasonable attorney’s fees, costs, and expenses incurred by, and/or judgments entered against CCA, Harvey E. Morse, his agents, instructors, and/or employees and/or training facilities, resulting from the undersigned’s injuries, death, training, instruction, actions, use, misuse, or discharge of any handgun for any reason.
THE UNDERSIGNED expressly agrees that this instrument is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law, and that if any provision of this instrument is held invalid or otherwise unenforceable, the enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be impaired thereby. No remedy conferred by any of the specific provisions of this instrument is intended to be exclusive of any other remedy, and each and every remedy shall be cumulative and shall be in addition to every other remedy now or hereafter existing at law, in equity, by statute, or otherwise. The election of any one or more remedies hereunder by CCA, Harvey E. Morse and/or the instructors or agents, shall not constitute any waiver of right to pursue other remedies.
THE UNDERSIGNED acknowledges that payment, participation, training, and instruction shall not obligate nor require CCA, Harvey E. Morse, any of its instructors or agents to approve, confirm, verify or substantiate that the course and training was successfully completed, nor require the issuance of any document to assist the undersigned in obtaining a firearms permit. Additionally, CCA, Harvey E. Morse, its instructors, or agents may, at their sole discretion, refuse to instruct, discontinue instruction, or may impose additional, repeated or greater training requirements to assist the undersigned in passing CCA’s course of instruction, which requirements and training may exceed those imposed by state law.
THE UNDERSIGNED acknowledges that they have received a copy of the applicable handgun statute(s), handbook(s), and website address(es) that pertain to the state(s) for which this course of instruction has been undertaken, and confirms that they have been advised that it is their responsibility to familiarize themselves with all of the information contained therein, and further, the undersigned agrees to never possess, copy, duplicate, reproduce, save, maintain, use, share, photograph, or video by any form or means, any or all of the CCA slide presentation or CCA’s materials used in this course, without the prior written permission of Harvey E. Morse, and that CCA may use your name, initials or photograph for its marketing purposes without compensation.
THE UNDERSIGNED, certifies and affirms that there are no prohibitions preventing them from lawfully owning, carrying, or possessing a handgun; acknowledges that they have read, understand, and agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions contained herein; that they have been advised to consult with an attorney at their own expense if desired prior to signing this Waiver and Release Agreement; are executing this instrument freely and voluntarily; and that all of the provisions, terms and conditions contained herein shall remain in full force and effect from the date first signed below until the end of time. The undersigned acknowledges that if any part or section of this agreement shall be deemed to be unlawful or unenforceable, that the surviving parts and sections shall remain in full force and effect.