I actually like the safety on my marlin 1895gbl. Load a round into the chamber flip the safety on, decock it, safety off. No real chance of a nd. Other than that got no real use for it.
"Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound." L. Neil Smith
The problem with being stupid is you cannot simply decide to stop doing dumb things...