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Do you use a game camera to determine your hunting spots?

All politics is local. It’s a phrase often attributed to the late Thomas ‘Tip’ O'Neill, former Speaker of the House, and it’s a phrase that gun control advocates are now taking to heart. Read More

North American Deer Farmers Association Executive Director on Captive Deer Breeding

February 23, 2015
I recently had the opportunity to talk to Shawn Schafer, the executive director of the North American Deer Farmers Association. The North American Deer Farmers Association is the largest deer farming organization in the United States and is dedicated to promoting deer farming and hunting as an agricultural pursuit. They also promote the marketing and sales aspects of deer farming: venison, urine scent collection, antlers, hides, and the animals themselves, for both hunting and breeding stock....

Guns Across America Austin Rally: Gun Rights are not About Guns, They are About Liberty

February 22, 2015
About two hundred gun rights activists gathered on the south steps of the Texas Capitol to show support for expanding gun rights in Texas on Saturday. While much of the talk was about gun rights, many of the speakers used the word that Governor Greg Abbott used in his State of the State address this week when he said, “Let me briefly follow up on a word I mentioned a moment ago – liberty. In a single word, it encapsulates what this country stands for, what Texas symbolizes. I will expand...

Kalifornia Gun Owners Hold Their Breath over Decision on Microstamping Law

February 20, 2015
Second Amendment advocates in California are eagerly awaiting a court decision that could overturn the state’s “microstamping” regulation, which went into effect in 2013. The recent request to overturn the provision came as the latest in an lengthy legal battle between the state and gun rights groups, including the Second Amendment Foundation and Calguns Foundation. The Crime Gun Identification Act, which was signed in 2007 by then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, required all new semiautomatic...

Hilarious & Terrifying: 15 Taxidermy Fails That Deserve Refunds

February 19, 2015
Odds are, if it is worth sending off to a professional taxidermist, it’s worth remembering. When done correctly, taxidermy is a time-honored art that restores harvested animals to near life-like perfection. From the glint in that buck’s eyes to the moisture on its nose, a great taxidermist is an expert at paying attention to the details. However, some projects turn out…not as well. We’re not exactly sure what happened to these specimens, but the end results range from hilarious to terrifying....

Feds Now Considering a Ban on 5.56 ‘Green Tip’ Ammo

February 16, 2015
Federal regulators are considering revising the framework for determining if a particular type of ammo is used primarily for sporting purposes. Prefacing a call for comments, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives details the current framework for identifying armor piercing ammunition, with key components defined by Congress in the Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act of 1986 being ammo with no sporting purposes that can be fired out of a rifle and handgun. The 17-page...
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