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Ohio Town Considers Paintball Guns for Nuisance Deer

Hunters in the Ohio town of Avon Lake rejoiced last month after a new ordinance allowed year-round bow hunting for the purpose of managing the deer population. However, City Council member Dave Kos recently introduced a new alternative that has come un…

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For reference re: justifiable homicide

In the dispute over how many self-defense cases occur, one data point often cited by those seeking to minimize the number is the FBI Uniform Crime Report’s count of justifiable homicides (a legal category that includes self-defense). This is usually…

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$100 traffic citation removed to US District Court

Washington, DC. Federal employee gets into a minor fender-bender, gets a $100 traffic ticket. Alleging he was on duty at the time, the Dept of Justice appears on his behalf and gets the traffic ticket removed to U.S. District Court….

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Louisiana Hunters Harvesting More Deer after Decade of Decline

A recent report released by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) shows that hunters are seeing—and harvesting—more deer after nearly a decade of decline. Hunters still say they are frustrated by the lack of deer in the Bayou S…

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Michigan Conservation Act Passed, Wolf Hunt Protected

Conservationists and hunters declared victory in Michigan on Wednesday as the state Legislature voted to pass The Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act. The citizen-initiated act, which among other things protects the state’s wolf season from a…

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"The Heroes of the Right of Self Defense"

It’s a blog post by Prof. Nick Johnson of Fordham Law. He discusses Otis McDonald and Shaneen Allen (who faces a mandatory three year jail term for having driven into NJ with a firearm for which she had a PA…

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Video: Young Crossbow Hunter Bags Two Feral Hogs with One Shot

While hunting in Langley Ranch in Centerville, Texas, Marcus of Hunting with Marcus and Chris managed to land a lethal shot on two hogs. Two-for-one shots are always unique and exhilarating—akin to a feat of athletic prowess—but sportsmen and women…

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Drastic Decline in Alaska Dall Sheep Closes Hunting Season

Officials from Alaska’s Department of Game and Fish (ADFG) have implemented an emergency order to close all sheep hunting in the western Brooks Range after a recent survey found that sheep numbers had plummeted 50 to 70 percent from 2011. The unexpecte…

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"The Second Amendment’s Defining Moment"

An interesting article by Frank Miniter. The part I found most amusing: "[A] mainstream reporter next to me in the press section gasped, "Oh no," when Justice Anthony Kennedy hinted that he believed the Second Amendment to be an individual…

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Law review: Resistance of lower courts to Heller & McDonald

"RESISTANCE BY INFERIOR COURTS TO SUPREME COURT’S SECOND AMENDMENT DECISIONS," by Alice Beard, in Tennessee Law Review. It takes an optimistic view of long-term trends. At the moment, judicial recognition of the 2A as an individual right is relatively new…

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Cuomo: Remington moving had nothing to do with NY gun law

Rather funny. Remington decides to move its AR-15-making operations to Alabama, and with it 2,000 jobs. Cuomo’s reaction: "We have been talking to Remington about rehabbing and redoing their facility in New York. It is a very important part of…

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Threat of Referendum Hangs Over Maine Bear Opener

Maine’s back bear hunting season opened on Monday, but many hunters’ excitement is being mixed with trepidation as a November referendum could drastically change how hunters harvest bears in the state. The citizen-initiated referendum “Maine Question 1…

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CalGuns & SAF win against Calif. waiting period

Filed this morning, Silvester v. Harris (Eastern Dist. of Cal) looks like a solid win (after you go through all the pages detailing California’s unbelievably complex answer to trying to prevent bad guys from buying guns). It finds the "cooling…

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Intact Deer Found Inside 1,000-pound Alabama Alligator

On August 16, a family of hunters in Alabama harvested a massive 1,011.5-pound alligator near Millers Ferry Dam in Wilcox County. The reptile was large enough to claim the Alabama state record and make a run for the title of the world’s heaviest, but w…

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Washington State Authorizes Hunt for Sheep-killing Wolves

Hunters working with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) are set to cull several wolves from southern Stevens County after a spree of predatory attacks that left 17 sheep dead and many more wounded. According to the WDFW, wildlife off…

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An interesting demographic

Washington state is involved in a battle over Initiative 541, a lengthy antigun measure… and, as David Workman reports, a study of contributions in support of it finds that 84% of contributions came from ten zip codes in urban and…

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Bloomberg leaving office… with a private security force

Self protection, like laws, are for the little people….

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Colorado Health Officials Warn of Plague in Small Game

Boulder County health officials have announced that fleas from a dead prairie dog tested positive for bubonic plague earlier this month. The animal was found in the city of Boulder after residents noticed its carcass on their property. According to a p…

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LA Times explores becoming a tabloid

Story here. But won’t the parakeets dislike the new format? It’ll probably be glossy and not very absorbent….

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Colorado Officials Scramble for Solutions to Mule Deer Decline

In just a span of eight years, Colorado’s mule deer population dropped from 614,100 to 390,600. From 2005 to 2013, the state’s mule deer herds dipped 36 percent and is now currently 125,000 animals short of the goal set by the state’s Parks and Wildlif…

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Feral Hogs Cause Environmental, Agricultural Woes in Louisiana

Louisiana’s problem with feral hogs is escalating, but nobody really knows just how much damage the half-a-million pigs in the state actually do. The hog population is not only a conservation issue—the animals can significantly impact the economic we…

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At least he didn’t plan to shoot a unicorn

High school student suspended over writing assignment where he said he’d shot a neighbor’s pet dinosaur. The assignment was to write something that could be a "status" statement on Facebook. Glad to know the schools are teaching and valuing the…

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Researchers Suspect Blood-sucking Parasitic Eyeworm Caused 2010 Quail Decline

It’s only about an eighth of an inch, but it’s the stuff of nightmares. Researchers from Texas Tech University say that eyeworms (Oxyspirura petrowi) may be responsible for the widespread decline of quail in Texas during 2010. It is no secret that quai…

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Video: Leopard Forgets How to Ambush Warthog

Not every hunt in the animal kingdom ends with a successful harvest. Even predators as fearsome as the leopard have their off-days, and sometimes they simply mess up. A video posted on YouTube by Kruger Sightings shows what should have been a pretty on…

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Trek Light Tattoos – The Insanely Awesome Fans of TLG

Three years ago we had a contest. And as a final, late minute addition to that contest I decided to include an ‘instant win’ option. […]

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Another MAIG mayor in hot water

This time its Gordon Jenkins, of Monticello, NY, arrested for taking bribes and intimidating the witnesses. We need to bust MAIG for RICO violations! Where are DoJ’s Organized Crime Task Forces when you need them?…

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USDA Announces Farm Bill Funding for Increased Access, Wildlife Conservation

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced an additional $20 million in grants to increase access for hunters and anglers, protecting wildlife, and enhancing business opportunities for rural economies. The funding comes as a part of the US De…

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Massive 1,000-pound Alligator Harvested in Alabama, Potential World Record

Last weekend a group of hunters in Alabama took what may be the largest American alligator ever harvested. The behemoth 15-foot-long, 1,011.5-pound beast was bagged by a family from Thomaston. According to the Daily Mail, Mandy Stokes, her husband John…

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Huffington Post reporter shows his knowledge of guns

This is hilarious. ‘Nuff said….

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That’s strange. The theater had put up "no guns allowed" signs, after all

Court allows suit against Aurora theater, based on allegations of inadequate security. The court notes that it is only saying the issue is sufficiently disputed to require going to trial, not that either side might necessarily win….

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